Fifty Arrested Through Building Inspection Investigation

Sixteen city employees, including two Department of Buildings bureau chiefs, and 34 others were charged in 26 bribery cases today, investigators said at a press conference announcing the indictments.

DA Cyrus Vance.
DA Cyrus Vance.

Sixteen city employees, including two Department of Buildings bureau chiefs, and 34 others were charged in 26 bribery cases today, investigators said at a press conference announcing the indictments.

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“Fifty corrupt city officials and businessmen allowed building construction to go forward despite serious hazards,” said Mark G. Peters, the commissioner of the city’s Department of Investigation. Read more on The Commercial Observer

 

Fifty Arrested Through Building Inspection Investigation