Sunday, April 26, 2009

Probing wide and deep


Authorities looking into alleged bribery schemes in the construction industry raided one of the city's biggest housing developers [Thursday], sources said.

At 7 a.m., representatives of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, the NYPD and the city Department of Investigation showed up unannounced at the SoHo offices of the Atlantic Development Group.

At 5 p.m., they loaded a van with boxes of records taken from the firm, which has developed more than 20 projects here.

Sources said the investigators were looking into such alleged bribery tactics as using expediters to pay off city officials to move projects along, or bribing construction companies to use nonunion, cheaper labor.

So far, police have executed 12 search warrants in the probe, which could involve a half-dozen companies, the sources said.


Anonymous said...

didnt Carolyn Daly used to work there ? After McGlauglin went got arrested his very special friend carolyn moved their operations over to atlantic i think.

Anonymous said...

It's about time! Now let's see if the investigation uncovers city corruption, right up to the level of the mayor's office.

Anonymous said...

This is a big joke where was the DA office the last 5 years? Most of the ADA are probably working for the Development Co themselfs today.

Taxpayer said...

Anonymous said:
"It's about time! Now let's see if the investigation uncovers city corruption, right up to the level of the mayor's office."

Perhaps it just cynical me, but, I believe that the investigation will get right into the Commissar's throne room, but, for unknown reasons, will find nothing.

Of course, if anyone with expertise also examined this Commissar's head or heart, they would find nothing there too.

Anonymous said...

Let them raid the Stavisky's office next!

I'll bet they wind up in the epicenter of the clubhouse/developer payoff conduit!

Anonymous said...

carolyn daly did work there. she walks around with a love child with mcgalauglin i believe. she steals and she badmouths. but what do you expect ? her last boyfriend was sabini. the drunk and the crook. her family must be real proud of her. tsk, tsk.

Anonymous said...

If swine flu is spreadable, Carolyn Daly must have transfered it to fifty drunk Irish guys since Friday night.