Man Tied To NYPD Corruption Probe Blames Jona Rechnitz For Ponzi Scheme

The former owner of a successful Harlem restaurant whose shenanigans opened the door to the feds’ now-closed probe into Mayor Bill de Blasio begged for leniency at his sentencing Friday by casting blame on Jona Rechnitz, a de Blasio donor-turned-government cooperator. Read more

New York – Ex-Restaurateur Linked To NYPD Probe Pleads Guilty To Ponzi Scheme

New York – A former Manhattan restaurant owner, charged in a case that emerged from a federal corruption investigation of the New York Police Department, has pleaded guilty to running a Ponzi scheme after reaching a deal with federal prosecutors. Read more

NYC Man Charged For Ponzi Scheme In NYPD Gifts-For Favors Police Scandal

A former Manhattan restaurant owner has been arrested on charges that he ran a $12 million Ponzi scheme, prosecutors said on Friday, in a case that a source said was linked to an ongoing corruption probe involving the New York Police Department. Read more