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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s firm gets cut of 9/11-suit payouts

30th August 2010

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Ground Zero workers are on the hook to pay steep interest on money their lawyers borrowed from a group of investors that include Silver and his law partners, The Post has learned.

Silver’s partners at the Weitz & Luxenberg law firm are top board members of a business that quietly loaned money at 18 percent a year to the law firm representing some 9,800 Ground Zero workers with toxic-illness suits against the city.

New York politicians are corrupt? Whoda thunkit?

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