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An investigation on the federal level into possible illegalities on the part of the fundraising arm of New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio’s campaign for office has now focused on whether preferential treatment by the city was doled out to the mayor’s major donors, according to unnamed sources close to the case.
The NYT has reported that a voluminous amount of government documents, emails and other evidence have been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors from the offices of the mayor himself as well as his senior aides, his lobbyists, his 2013 campaign, donors to the campaign, city agencies and the Campaign for One New York; the nonprofit created to advance deBlasio’s political agenda. Those with knowledge of the probe have claimed that the
On Friday, October 14, lawyers said that a Brooklyn Shomrim patrol leader accused of bribing NYPD officers with cash so to expedite gun permits is discussing a possible plea deal with the feds.
Three weeks were giving by Manhattan federal court Judge Sidney Stein to prosecutors and the defense attorney of Alex “Shaya” Lichtenstein, to straighten out the details of his agreement. Back in April, Lichtenstein was busted paying up to $1 million to police officers in order to continue his
Seems like embattled ex-Brooklyn congressman Anthony Weiner is still embroiled in controversy, as was reported by the NYP. The paper ran an article that indicated that an indictment against Weiner might be approaching as a federal grand jury reviews charges against him for sexting and other online encounters with girl considered to be a legal minor.
On Tuesday, the paper reported that evidence revolving around the disgraced elected official’s steamy communications with a teenager living
On Monday, October 17, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he will not make a mid-term appointment to fill the rest of the late District Attorney Ken Thompson’s term.
“Until the next election, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office will continue to be led by Chief Assistant District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, who District Attorney Thompson named earlier to continue his office’s work in his absence. Keeping the first deputy in place when there is mid-term vacancy by a District Attorney is
A diamond thief that is currently serving out her jail sentence in North Carolina is in a battle to keep her rent-stabilized apartment in Manhattan.
According to a recent lawsuit, Dina R. Garfinkel argues that her landlord should not be allowed to evict her from her rent control apartment in Kips Bay just because she in temporarily residing in a jail cell. However, Habitat II, the company managing the building, claim that Garfinkel is illegally subletting her apartment.