Integrity Commission Calls Report ‘Unfounded’

ALBANY—The Commission on Public Integrity just sent a five-page response to the Inspector General’s report this morning on its investigation of the Troopergate affair, saying it “inappropriately second guesses” their work and reaches “unfounded conclusions” regarding Executive Director Herb Teitelbaum.
Attributed to Zachary Carter, the Integrity Commission’s outside counsel, the statement says that commissioners were aware of the allegation that Teitelbaum had communicated with a Spitzer ally about the Troopergate probe, but that “after reviewing the available evidence, the full Commission carefully considered the matter, and the Chair communicated to the DA, in writing, the Commission’s unanimous continued confidence in Mr.

Integrity Commission Calls Report ‘Unfounded’