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Justice Sylvia Ash. Justice Sylvia Ash.

Prosecutors have agreed to a request by Sylvia Ash, the presiding judge of the Kings County Supreme Court, commercial division, to remove a GPS monitoring bracelet in exchange for increased bond, as she awaits trial on federal charges of obstructing an investigation into a state-chartered credit union whose board she used to chair.

Ash’s attorney, G. Michael Bellinger, said in a letter Friday that his client would up her bond to $750,000 and find an additional co-signor to secure the amount. Neither the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York nor her pretrial services officer had opposed the motion, he said.

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