A major donor to Mayor de Blasio has secretly pleaded guilty to making campaign donations to public officials in exchange for official action.
A fierce critic of Mayor de Blasio slammed Hizzoner on Wednesday for taking a call from crooked businessman Jona Rechnitz, who successfully lobbied to have a retired NYPD official named to a plum post in the administration.
Mayor de Blasio gave a retired NYPD official a plum post in his administration after getting a call from a shady businessman who told Hizzoner the appointment would be a personal favor.
New York – Unexplained large sums of money going in and out of former NYPD Police Chief Phillip Banks accounts show a direct link to businessman Jona Rechnitz and his company JSR Capital.
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.