Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Espada to clam up in court

Last Updated: 3:04 AM, April 24, 2012
Posted: 1:43 AM, April 24, 2012
He’s got nothing to say.
Ex-Bronx-state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. is “highly unlikely” to testify at his embezzlement trial before summations today in Brooklyn federal court, where he is accused of looting hundreds of thousands of dollars from a health-care charity he controlled, his lawyer said.
“My side has been provided adequately and completely by my attorney,” Espada said when a reporter asked why he wasn’t taking the witness stand.
“The truth has been crystal clear, and the acquittal is in the hands of the people who have heard all the facts, and I’m confident they will act accordingly.”
PEDRO ESPADA JR. - “Unlikely” to testify.
“Unlikely” to testify.

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