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FBI: NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested On Corruption Charges
January 22, 2015 10:40 AM



NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges, accused of using his position to obtain millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income.

The 70-year-old Silver was taken into custody around 8 a.m. at the FBI’s New York City office, FBI spokesman Peter Donald confirmed.

Silver faces five counts, including conspiracy and bribery charges. He was expected to make a court appearance later Thursday.

According to a criminal complaint, Silver “received more than $6 million in outside income from two law firms since late 2002.”

Authorities said Silver abused power.

“Silver used the power and influence of his official position to obtain for himself millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income earned by Silver as private lawyer,” the complaint said.

Silver’s attorney, Joel Cohen, called the charges “meritless.”

“Mr. Silver looks forward to responding to them, in court, and ultimately his full exoneration,” Cohen said in a statement.

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An Orthodox Jew of eastern European descent, Silver has lived all his life on Manhattan's Lower East Side. He lives with his wife Rosa a few blocks from their children and her parents.

He graduated from the Rabbi Jacob Joseph High School on Manhattan's Henry Street. He was athletic and captain of the basketball team. He spent his undergraduate years at Yeshiva University and obtained a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. By the time he became Speaker of the Assembly, he was known to play basketball with other high-ranking officials, including former Governor Mario Cuomo and Alan G. Hevesi the former New York State Comptroller. In addition to his duties in the Assembly he is an Of Counsel member in the Manhattan personal injury law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg.[1]
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Sheldon Silver arrested, accused of taking millions in bribes
By David K. Li
January 22, 2015 | 8:28am


New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, center, is driven by federal agents to federal court, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in New York.
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​​Sheldon Silver, the longtime speaker of the New York state Assembly, was arrested Thursday morning on charges that he​​ abused his position to pocket $4 million in bribes and kickbacks.

Silver was hit with a five-count​ criminal​ complaint​ brought by Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara​, which claims that his corruption dates back to 2000.

In that time, the speaker claimed to receive $6 million in outside income for alleged work at two firms – $700,000 from an unnamed real estate law firm and $5.3 million of which came from the asbestos-abatement law practice Weitz & Luxenberg.

Robert Ryan, a criminal investigator for the US Attorney’s Office, reported that Silver did not perform any real estate law or asbestos -related work for the firms.

“There is probable cause to believe that Silver obtained approximately $4 million in payments characterized as attorney referral fees solely through the corrupt use of his official position,” Ryan reported in the federal complaint.

Silver has shown a long pattern of using his office for personal gain, investigators said.



“Sheldon Silver .. has engaged in and continues to engage in a secret and corrupt scheme to deprive the citizens of the State of New York of his honest services, and to extort individuals and entities under color of official right,” Ryan wrote.

“For more than a decade, Silver repeatedly has represented publicly that his outside income as a private lawyer is derived from private citizens who seek him out for legal services in personal injury matters, and that none of his clients has any business before the state.

Instead, Silver used his credentials as a lawyer to funnel money into his own pockets, authorities said.

“These representations were materially false and misleading. In truth and in fact, Silver has obtained millions of dollars in outside income as a direct result of his corrupt use of his official position to obtain attorney referral fees for himself, including from clients with substantial business before the state, and not as a result of legitimate outside income Silver earned as private lawyer.”

Silver showed up at 26 Federal Plaza in downtown Manhattan at 8 a.m. Thursday where he was arrested by FBI agents.

Two hours later he drove away to 500 Pearl St., the federal courthouse, three blocks away.

“As alleged, Silver took advantage of the political pulpit to benefit from unlawful profits. When all was said and done, he amassed nearly $4 million in illegitimate proceeds and arranged for approximately $500,000 in state funds to be used for projects that benefited his personal plans,” FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Frankel said.

“We hold our elected representatives to the highest standards and expect them to act in the best interest of their constituents. In good faith, we trust they will do so while defending the fundamental tenets of the legal system. But as we are reminded today, those who make the laws don’t have the right to break the laws.”

Silver set to make his initial appearance before a federal judge Thursday at 2 p.m.

US Attorney Preet Bharara scheduled a press conference at 1 p.m. to detail the charges.

The charges against Silver are “meritless,” his attorney Joel Cohen said. :rofl

“Mr. Silver looks forward to responding to them — in court — and ultimately his full exoneration,” Cohen said.

The powerful Manhattan Democrat Silver has been the target of an on-going federal probe of undocumented payments he received from a law firm, sources said.

The speaker’s arrest sent political shockwaves from Albany to New York City.

“He needs to step down as speaker while the justice process takes its course,” said Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-Staten Island).

The state Republican party wants Silver out of the Assembly now.

“Sheldon Silver must immediately resign from the State Assembly,” said NYGOP spokesman David Laska. “While this is another sad day for New York, we cannot be distracted from the important business of growing our economy and creating jobs.”

Democratic District Leader Paul Newell, who ran in an unsuccessful primary against Silver in 2008, called the arrest a “sad day for lower Manhattan, and a sad day for New York.”

“I can’t speak to the specific charges against the Speaker,” said Newell.

“But I can say that outside income for legislators is a certain recipe for corruption. Speaker Silver and Majority Leader (Dean) Skelos should have banned it long ago.”

He added: “The 65th Assembly District (represented by Silver), and all New Yorkers, deserve better.”

Political insiders who attended Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State speech on Wednesday suspected something was wrong when Silver cancelled the buffet luncheon he hosts every year after the governor’s address.

“Everyone was wondering what was going on,” said one insider.”No one was in his (Silver’s) office. It was eerie. Everyone was talking about it.”

Before the scheduled buffett, Silver kept up appearances by sitting through Cuomo’s entire 80-minute speech as though nothing was amiss.

Silver, who has served as speaker for more than 20 years, was ensnared in an investigation sparked by Gov. Cuomo’s abrupt shut down of an anti-corruption commission he had created in 2013.


Sheldon Silver in custody on Thursday morning.
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Throughout the criminal complaint, investigators cited Silver’s ties to “co-conspirator 1,” who “previously served as counsel to Sheldon Silver, the defendant, in the Assembly and who founded and controls the real estate law firm.”

While the complaint doesn’t name this alleged co-conspirator – who has not been indicted – it fits the profile of long-time Silver ally, attorney Jay Arthur Goldberg​, sources said​.

His firm, Goldberg & Iryami PC, made the payments over about a decade, but Silver failed to list the income on his financial-disclosure forms, sources told The Post.

Silver’s outside income has always been questioned by his critics.

Last year, Silver reported income of $750,000 for legal he performed for the trial firm Weitz & Luxenberg.

As speaker, Silver controls which legislation can be voted on, and has broad powers over the state budget.

Silver, 70, has been criticized by opponents for wielding too much power, and has been ensnared in controversy.

The FBI and prosecutors from Bharara’s office began an investigation into the undisclosed money in December.

The prosecutors were looking into exactly what Silver did to earn the money, sources told The Post in December.

The probe came after an investigation by Cuomo’s Moreland Commission panel, which was looking into corruption in Albany when the governor shut it down.

One of the issues that the panel was looking into was how state lawmakers earn income from their non-government jobs.

Silver is a personal-injury lawyer associated with the high-profile law firm Weitz and Luxenberg.

Goldberg & Iryami specializes in challenging property tax assessments — an area where Silver has no known expertise.

The firm appears to have only two lawyers.

Since 2001, the firm and its principals have made six donations to Silver, totaling $7,600.

The most recent was in February, when it gave him $1,800.

In addition the financial controversies, Silver also became entangled in the Vito Lopez sex-harassment case when it became public that the speaker had hired two firms to defend the disgraced former assemblyman, spending nearly $700,000 in public funds.

Silver was nearly ousted as Assembly speaker by his fellow Democrats in 2000, when they unexpectedly challenged his leadership position. The coup failed.

Silver graduated from Brooklyn Law School and has long championed liberal causes in Albany, where he’s used his position as a powerbroker to support teachers, trial lawyers and public employee unions.

Even before Thursday’s arrest, Silver had been dodging scandal and corruption allegations.

Back in 2003, Silver’s then-counsel, Michael Boxley, was convicted of sexual misconduct.

And then nine years later, Silver’s office quietly made a $103,000 settlement – with public funds – with two women who said they were sexually harassed by their boss, then-Assemblyman Vito Lopez.

Silver was widely criticized for keeping the matter quiet and shielding the Brooklyn Democrat Lopez from the ethics committee.
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How Silver’s arrest threatens Cuomo
By Aaron Short and Bob Fredericks
January 23, 2015 | 1:34am


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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to pull the plug on his corruption-fighting Moreland Commission will have repercussions far beyond Thursday’s indictment of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, insiders said.

The move, some said, raised questions about Cuomo’s commitment to rooting out Albany’s pay-to-play culture and could harm his efforts to cast himself as an anti-corruption reformer.

“It has a huge impact. [US Attorney] Preet [Bharara] confirmed that this is a result of the Moreland investigation, and that begs the question whether or not the governor knew about this information when he decided to disband the panel. That has political and legal implications,” GOP consultant Jessica Proud told The Post.

Most insiders said they would be stunned if Cuomo himself got ensnared in a federal probe.

But they said his decision to shut down the panel after it subpoenaed Silver’s and other Assembly members’ financial records looked like business as usual after the feds were able to take the same information and build a case against Silver.

Mickey Carroll of Quinnipiac University’s polling institute called the timing of the charges against Silver — a day after Cuomo delivered the State of the State Address with Silver at his side — “very, very political.”

“If I were the governor, I’d be keeping a very wary eye on this US attorney. He certainly is still looking into the Moreland Commission work, and he said he would finish up its work and also at how it got knocked off. Both are potential hazards for the governor,” Carroll said.

Democratic political consultant George Arzt called the developments “an earthquake of seismic proportions” that would make short- and long-term governing difficult.

“I don’t think anyone is happy in the political establishment given the repercussions to other members of the Legislature and other elected officials in high positions,” Arzt said.

Hinting at more investigations to come, Bharara told a news conference to “stay tuned.”

That remark, Arzt said, will “roil the waters” in Albany.

Cuomo, meanwhile, denied he made a mistake in shutting down the panel in a March 2014 deal with Assembly leaders to pass financial disclosure rules.

“If anything, it vindicates what happened,” Cuomo said at an interview with an editorial board, referring to Silver’s arrest.

But the indictment, he admitted, tarnished all in the capital.

“Obviously, it’s bad for the speaker, but it’s also a bad reflection on government, and it adds to the negativity. And it adds to the cynicism and it adds to the ‘They’re all the same,’ ” he said.

A Cuomo ally predicted the arrest would stall the state budget.

“It f- -ks up the whole session. Who are you dealing with now? The budget is due in a month and a week . . . The question is, who is in charge of the Assembly?” the official said.
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Sheldon Silver’s alleged back deals with NYC real-estate interests
By Rich Calder and Bruce Golding
January 23, 2015 | 1:22am


Sheldon Silver pocketed at least $700,00 in alleged kickbacks, the feds charged Thursday.
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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver abused his power over rent-control regulations and real-estate tax abatements to secretly pocket at least $700,000 from a law firm run by his former Assembly counsel, the feds charged Thursday.

Several years ago, Silver approached “two prominent developers of substantial properties in Manhattan” to hire the firm, which specializes in seeking property-tax reductions, Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara said.

Neither the firm nor its members are identified in the complaint against Silver, but sources identified the firm as Goldberg & Iryami, whose founding partner, Jay Arthur Goldberg, is Silver’s former counsel and is referred to in court papers as Silver’s uncharged co-conspirator, or “CC-1.”

The developers also aren’t named in the court papers, but a source identified one as 100-year-old Leonard Litwin, owner of luxury apartment-rental giant Glenwood Management. Between 2005 and last year, Litwin, the state’s largest political donor, contributed more than $10 million to various candidates and political committees of both major parties, including about $200,000 to Silver and his political committee, according to court papers.

The other developer owns buildings in Silver’s lower Manhattan district, according to court papers.

Following Silver’s requests — one of which was made personally, the other through a lobbyist — both developers agreed to hire the tiny, two-person firm, Bharara alleged.

“And that is not surprising. Because Silver is a powerful political leader in the state who holds sway over so many laws and policies near and dear to the developers’ bottom lines,” the prosecutor said.

According to court papers, during 2011, Goldberg & Iryami represented 19 properties owned by both developers, “constituting less than 1 percent of all properties represented by the firm that year.”


Jay Arthur Goldberg in front of his house on Staten Island.
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But that tiny fraction of business “contributed more than 31 percent of all revenue obtained by” the law firm, court papers say.

“In return, as alleged, Silver does not disappoint those developers when it comes to official state business that they care about,” Bharara said.

“During the time that Silver is pocketing money from developers, he continues to hear out lobbyists who are working in favor of one of these very developers and as set forth in the complaint, certain of that developer’s recommendations ultimately are adopted by the Legislature.”

In January 2012, the firm sent Litwin new retainer agreements that outlined Silver’s fee-sharing agreement, but Litwin refused to sign them, court papers say.

Instead, Silver and a lobbyist allegedly hatched a plan inside Silver’s legislative office for Litwin to sign a “side letter” to Silver acknowledging the deal.

Goldberg’s lawyer declined to comment, and no one was home at Litwin’s Great Neck, LI, home.

Security personnel outside Litwin’s home in Boca Raton refused to let a reporter inside the swanky, gated community, and no one answered any of three phone numbers listed for him.
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Silver and top cancer doc worked together in ‘kickback scheme’
By Rich Calder and Bruce Golding
January 23, 2015 | 1:09am


Sheldon Silver and Dr. Robert Taub worked together in a kickback scheme, feds charged on Thursday.
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Sheldon Silver funneled $500,000 in state slush funds to a leading Manhattan oncologist in exchange for a steady stream of asbestos-related cancer cases, which he then fed to a personal-injury law firm that paid him more than $3 million in fees for the referrals, federal prosecutors charged Thursday.

In 2002, Sheldon Silver began working for the Weitz & Luxenberg firm, which specializes in asbestos litigation and paid him $120,000 a year “based on his official position rather than any work he was expected to perform for clients of the firm,” said Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara.

“But that wasn’t enough for the speaker, because Sheldon Silver understood that he could substantially supplement his income if he could cause asbestos referrals to be made to the firm,” Bharara said.

Sometime during the early 2000s, Silver was introduced to the cancer doctor through a mutual friend who court papers say once worked in Albany.

Court papers don’t name the physician — who’s referred to as “Doctor-1” — but sources identified him as Dr. Robert Taub, director of the Columbia University Mesothelioma Center.

Silver asked Taub to refer cancer patients through him to Weitz & Luxenberg, where court papers say Silver got a 33 percent cut of the firm’s earnings on any asbestos cases he brought in.

“But the doctor wants something, too. What the doctor wants is money to fund his research at a hospital in New York,” Bharara said.

So, in 2005, Silver awarded Taub’s research center a $250,000 research grant from an $8.5 million pool of taxpayer money established by the state Health Care Reform Act — which was disbursed at the speaker’s sole discretion with no public disclosure, court papers state.

In an especially disturbing twist, the grant money Silver secured for Taub was supposed to pay for research related to the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center — which took place in Silver’s district — but Silver never even checked to see what was done, according to court papers.

Silver also award Taub another $250,000 from the fund in 2007, court papers say.

When a change in the law eliminated the HCRA fund and “other lump-sum appropriations,” Silver allegedly told Taub that the grant program had ended.

Silver, however, “finds other ways to use his official position to perform favors for the doctor,” Bharara said.

Those favors included helping steer $25,000 in 2008 to a nonprofit at which one of Taub’s family members served on the board of directors, court papers say.

Silver also got the Assembly to honor Taub with an official resolution that the speaker presented during a May 2011 event in Manhattan and the next year helped one of Taub’s relatives land a job at a nonprofit that got millions of public funds from Silver, court papers say.

Taub didn’t return several phone messages left at his office.

Silver never disclosed his funding of Taub’s research to Weitz & Luxenberg, Bharara said, and court papers allege that he also told Taub not to tell their mutual friend about the referrals.

In all, records show that Silver was credited with referring more than 100 clients to Weitz & Luxenberg, with the majority being potential asbestos cases, court papers say.

“And so, at the end of the day, all told, we allege that Sheldon Silver effectively converted $500,000 in public money into over $3 million in personal riches, which is a nice private profit on being a public official,” Bharara said.

A spokesman for Weitz & Luxenberg wouldn’t say if Silver remained employed there, but issued a statement, saying: “As the US attorney’s complaint makes absolutely clear, Weitz & Luxenberg was not involved in any of the wrongdoing the government alleges.”
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Charity with ties to Sheldon Silver puts out a call for help
By Lia Eustachewich and Yoav Gonen
January 23, 2015 | 12:46am

A charity with ties to disgraced Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver sent out an SOS Thursday — just hours after the powerhouse politician was arrested on corruption charges.

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty said it’s examining ways it can partner with other nonprofits as a way to “stabilize” the agency and create a “social-service safety net,” a spokesperson said in a statement.

“With the assistance of [United Jewish Appeal] Federation of New York . . . we are investigating various structures,” the statement said. “Our top priority will be to identify those partners that can most effectively meet the needs of our clients in the years ahead.”

A spokesperson for the Met Council — which spends roughly $110 million annually on poverty programs — said they are “fiscally sound,” despite the cry for help.

But sources confirmed that the group’s board has voted to dissolve and give their contracts and services to other providers.

The charity was previously run by Silver’s longtime pal, William Rapfogel, who is serving time in jail after pleading guilty last year to running a decades-long $9 million kickback scam. Rapfogel’s wife, Judy, is Silver’s chief of staff.
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Silver canceled traditional buffet lunch day before arrest
By Carl Campanile
January 23, 2015 | 12:41am

Albany watchers knew something was wrong with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver when his traditional buffet lunch on the day of the State of the State speech was canceled Wednesday.

“Everyone was wondering what was going on,” said one source, who was looking forward to the lavish spread. “There was no one in his [Silver’s] office to ask.’’

Acting as if nothing was amiss, Silver was next to Gov. Cuomo during the speech.
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Sheldon Silver’s wealth a well-kept secret
By Danika Fears
January 23, 2015 | 12:37am


Sheldon Silver's humble New York City home didn't show off his obvious wealth.
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You’d have never known Shelly Silver had any money.

While the disgraced Assembly speaker is accused of raking in millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, he’s lived a low-key, modest lifestyle — never leaving his boyhood Lower East Side neighborhood.

Silver’s thrifty spending habits might be why federal authorities were able to seize those funds from eight of his accounts at six separate banks.

The Orthodox Jewish assemblyman still lives with his wife, Rosa, in a Lower East Side co-op apartment at 550 Grand St., which is just blocks away from the apartment he grew up in. He’s a fan of cheap haircuts at Astor Place Hairstylists — and insisted on driving his own car around when the Assembly was in session.

“You don’t see him with an entourage,” former Assemblywoman Joan Christensen, of Syracuse, told The Post-Standard in 2003. “He’s a very unpretentious guy.”

When Silver, 70, moved into the Cooperative Village’s Hillman Houses many years ago, his apartment was a “limited dividend co-op,” meaning it merited some serious tax exemptions in exchange for price regulations.

Back then, they might have paid less than $10,000 for the property — but its sale price is likely now $500,000.

Silver and Mrs. Silver, who used to work as a special-needs schoolteacher at PS 199, own just one vacation property together — a country getaway in the Catskills they bought for $106,000 in 1990, records show.

That was before he became speaker in 1994.

Silver also found creative ways to rack up free frequent-flier miles by using taxpayer money to take detours through Philadelphia and Washington, DC, during his regular flights from New York City to Albany.

By turning the 150-mile trip into a 500-mile journey, Silver may have earned 205,834 frequent-flier miles with the scheme — enough for a free trip around the world.

He’s also been known to stay at inexpensive motels “to maximize his per diem” — and put the remainder in his pocket.

A Post reporter found Silver in 2011 at the Red Carpet Inn on the outskirts of Albany, where rooms go for as low as $45 a night.

The speaker, however, had a lucrative association with the law firm Weitz & Luxenberg and owns stocks in more than 70 firms, including Anheuser-Busch, Facebook and Citigroup, according to financial statements released in 2013. He also put some of his cash in a venture-capital fund, Lerer Ventures, that financed the BuzzFeed news website.

He planned to retire with between $1.78 million and $2.32 million in his retirement and deferred compensation plans.
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Feds claim Sheldon Silver pulled in $6M in outside income
By Leonard Greene
January 22, 2015 | 11:44pm

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver made a heckuva lot of money for a public servant.

Federal authorities on Thursday said he lined his pockets with $6 million in outside income from two law firms, much of it in bribes and kickbacks he allegedly took over the last 10 years.

But for years, Silver’s public-disclosure forms revealed an earning pattern that appeared far less lucrative, a public accounting that was as vague as it was creative.

According to a federal complaint against Silver released after his arrest on public corruption charges, the Democratic leader’s outside compensation included $1.4 million in annual “salary” from one of the firms, and another $3.9 million in referral fees.

Silver, meanwhile, reported his compensation only as “fees” most of those years, during which the forms only required he claim his compensation as “$250,000 or over” from his “law practice” and the personal-injury firm Weitz & Luxenberg.

“In no year from 2002 through 2013 did Silver report that he received income from the real-estate firm or from any law firm other than Weitz & Luxenberg,” the complaint said.

Prosecutors said Silver did no work for the payments he received, and has no expertise in one of the areas of law for which he was paid big bucks.

Silver earns $121,000 as Assembly speaker.

“Politicians are supposed to be on the people’s payroll, not on secret retainer to wealthy special interests they do favors for,” said US Attorney Preet Bharara.

The difference between Silver’s actual income and what the disclosure forms alluded to are huge.

For instance, in 2011’s report, Silver said he earned “$250,000 or over” from his law practice and Weitz & Luxenberg, but Bharara said he actually raked in a total of more than $900,000 that year in salary and those undisclosed referral fees.
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Bobster IMO itz likely all these stories will be 404 ed ASAP and buried.

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They could not shut down VNNF, but NNNF is gone, but the NNN front page is still on line and just as important with out a doubt, because if the forum was still open the Hasbara's/eviljellycultists would be going wild and that is a fact IMO.

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