Manhattan federal prosecutors continue to investigate a public official with ties to real-estate-investor-turned-government-snitch Jona Rechnitz, unsealed court documents show.
In unsealing documents tied to Rechnitz’s guilty plea last June, certain materials were redacted because they “relate to an ongoing investigation,” according to a letter from Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim.
The ongoing probe involves an unnamed elected official, according to the papers — who sources say is Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
Astorino was subpoenaed last year over his office’s dealings with Rechnitz and businessman Jeremy Reichberg.
As The Post reported at the time, Rechnitz donated $25,000 to Astorino’s re-election campaign in 2013.
A few days earlier, his pal Reichberg — who had no known previous ties to Westchester County had been named a volunteer county police chaplain.
“Mr. Astorino and the County fully cooperated when asked for documents last June,” Jerry McKinstry, Astorino’s spokesman, said. “Nothing has been requested since then, nor have we been contacted for any information about the New York City probe.”
Astorino previously said he’s done nothing wrong and that Rechnitz’s donations have been given to charity.
Rechnitz pleaded guilty in June to bribing a wave of public officials and for seeking to bribe two elected officials, including Mayor de Blasio.