Manny Gonzalez

Today’s Times wades through transcripts of the Vellela case wiretaps, and reports that Manny Gonzalez, a Ferrer fund-raiser and childhood pal, lured contributors to Freddy’s 2001 mayoral campaign with promises of political favors.

There is no evidence that any of these promises were fulfilled. And the Manhattan D.A.’s office found nothing to prove illegal activity by Freddy or his former campaign team.

Still, Freddy’s had one lousy week.