Report details feds investigation into senator

ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – There are new reports about the federal investigation into the office of long time State Senator George Maziarz. The Albany Times Union reports the feds are looking at payments to the family of his re-election committee treasurer.

The report also says investigators are probing tens of thousands of dollars in checks that were apparently not itemized and made out to cash, and were apparently never reported to the state Board of Elections.

The Maziarz office is being investigated over the use of campaign funds. The lawmaker announced last weekend that he is retiring at the end of the year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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