Craig Carton, the former 610WIP weekend host who has spent the last 10 years doing morning drive-time radio in New York with Boomer Esiason on the Boomer & Carton Show, resigned from the station today, one week after his arrest on investment-fraud charges. Carton is accused of bilking investors out of millions in a ticket-broker scam, reportedly to pay off gambling debts.
Carton denies the charges. His attorney, Robert C. Gottlieb, said Carton would be vindicated.
Carton released a statement Wednesday night: