More than a dozen elected officials have been carted off in cuffs or convicted in court since 2010.
Ruben Wills and Jelani Mills were arrested Wednesday on charges of misusing public funds.
The councilman said he refused to resign after he was charged with stealing city campaign funds.
The nonprofit, run by Van Holmes, had ties to ex-state Sen. Shirley Huntley.
Judge cites wire-wearing politician's coooperation with federal investigators.
State Sen. Jose Peralta said he is not a target of a probe started by Shirley Huntley's wire recordings.
The Brooklyn state senator is being targeted in a criminal probe, according to court documents.
Six state senators and a city councilman were recorded on a wire worn by Shirley Huntley.
Though he was named as being recorded on a wire, Ruben Wills said he's not the target of a probe.
State Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson was one of several politicians secretly recorded by a fellow lawmaker.
Peralta, who was targeted by a wire probe, holds disgraced Hiram Monserrate's former seat.
Queens Assemblywoman Vivian Cook says her home was broken into while she was in Albany.
Sampson pleaded not guilty and was released on $250,000 bond.
Dan Halloran on New York politics: "Money is what greases the wheels... It's all about how much."
Former State Sen. Shirley Huntley pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.
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