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  • From left: Zerhy Jereis, the Ridge Hill development and Sandy Annabi

    A former Yonkers councilwoman was sentenced to six years in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for her vote on real estate deals, the New York Post reported.

    Sandy Annabi, who voted with developers on deals — including the high-end mixed-use development Ridge Hill in Yonkers — was also ordered to pay more than $1.4 million in fines and restitution, the Post said. The shopping and residential center’s developer of that project, Forest City Enterprises, was not charged, according to previous reports. [more]

  • From left: Zehy Jereis, the Ridge Hill mall and Sandy Annabi

    A federal court judge yesterday upheld the convictions of former Yonkers Councilmember Sandy Annabi and former Chairman of the Yonkers Republican Committee Zehy Jereis in a corruption case over the Ridge Hill mall and housing complex in Yonkers, the New York Times reported.

    Annabi was convicted of taking $195,000 in bribes from Jereis to reverse her opposition to Forest City Ratner’s 91-acre development, as previously reported. Jereis testified that he gave Annabi gifts out of love, not as an attempt to influence her views. [more]

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