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Ethics Panel: Paterson Broke Law By Accepting Free World Series Tickets

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The ethics commission also found "reasonable cause to believe" that Paterson falsely testified under oath that he always intended to pay for the tickets of his son and the son's friend. In fact, he allegedly wrote a backdated check for $850 to the Yankees only after a press inquiry on the matter.

The case has been referred to the Albany County DA and Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who is already investigating Paterson's role allegedly intervening in a top aide's domestic violence case.

The New York Times has more.

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