Judge pays for popcorn habit

By Lawyers Weekly|03 March 2012

A New York City judge has been unceremoniously fired and fined $5500 after accepting popcorn bribes from a snack food delivery driver with too many parking tickets, reports the New York…

A New York City judge has been unceremoniously fired and fined $5500 after accepting popcorn bribes from a snack food delivery driver with too many parking tickets, reports the New York Post.

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Justice Alan Rubin, an administrative law judge in NYC's finance department, had apparently accepted six to eight bags of free popcorn from a food-delivery driver whose tickets he had dismissed.

Apparently, Rubin was caught out when he brought some of his salty-licious gifts into the office to share with colleagues and was swiftly dobbed in.

Ouch!

Judge pays for popcorn habit
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