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NYC Corruption Scandal Drives City Council To Suddenly Cut Off Funds To Simon Wiesenthal Center

A Mayor de Blasio donor under federal investigation for lavishing cops with gifts also helped pry taxpayer money from the City Council for a police training program he supported. Read more

Firm Linked To NYC Scandale To Shut Main Hedge Fund Following Arrest Of Associate

The Manhattan hedge fund embroiled in a corruption scandal involving the New York City correction officers’ union is shutting down its main fund and returning money to investors. Read more

NYPD Official: More Arrests Coming In Corruption Scandal

More people will be arrested as a result of the wide-ranging federal probe into police corruption, an NYPD official said Friday — two days after the city correction-union boss was busted as part of the investigation. Read more

Orthodox Donor Murray Huberfeld Arrested In Norman Seabrook Kickback Scheme

Federal agents arrested a major Orthodox philanthropist on fraud charges Wednesday morning in connection with a sprawling corruption investigation now shaking political circles and the Orthodox community in New York City. Read more

Jona Rechnitz The FBI Cooperator Who Brought Down A Union Boss

Jona Rechnitz, a donor to Mayor Bill de Blasio who is at the center of a sweeping corruption probe, is the cooperating witness mentioned in a federal bribery case against corrections union chief Norman Seabrook, sources said. Read more

Norman Seabrook Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges

BRONX, New York – Norman Seabrook and hedge fund financier Murray Huberfeld were arrested Wednesday morning in connection with a federal investigation. Read more

Jona Rechnitz Investigation Linked To Hedge Fund Investment

NEW YORK – A businessman at the center of a federal corruption probe involving New York police officers and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising helped arrange an investment by the correction officers’ union in a hedge fund, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Read more

NYPD Chief Phillip Banks Quit Amid FBI’s Investigation Into ‘Inordinate Amount of Cash’

He was once a rising star in the NYPD and a finalist to be Mayor de Blasio’s police commissioner. Read more