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Attorney Michael Farkas discusses the case against his client, State Assemblyman Nelson Castro. 

Castro was indicted in 2009 for perjury in a civil case. The indictment remains sealed. 

Castro was never charged with perjury.

On Monday, the legislator announced that he would resign from office effective Monday, April 8.

In a statement, Castro said he would cooperate with the U.S. Attorney's Office with investigations aimed at rooting out corruption.

The announcement came on the day a federal complaint was filed against Assemblyman Eric Stevenson and four others.

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