New York state’s former comptroller, Alan Hevesi, admitted Thursday that he had accepted trips to Israel and campaign contributions from a financier in exchange for investing hundreds of millions of dollars from the state pension fund of which he was the sole trustee in his benefactor’s business.
Hevesi, who had resigned three years ago after pleading guilty to misusing his office, pleaded guilty before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Lewis Stone Thursday to the felony of receiving a reward to official misconduct in the second degree.
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