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NYPD Imposes No Discipline on Cops Who Drove SUVs into Protesters

Two NYPD officers who drove their SUVs into a crowd of protesters blocking a Brooklyn street at the height of the George Floyd protests in late May 2020 have been cleared of wrongdoing by police commissioner Edward Caban, Civilian Complaint Review Board officials confirmed Friday. Caban endorsed an NYPD administrative trial judge’s recommendation that officer […]

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Department of Investigation Opens Inquiry into a Key Adams Aide, Winnie Greco

The city’s Department of Investigation has opened an inquiry into Mayor Eric Adams’ Director of Asian Affairs, Winnie Greco, following reporting by THE CITY on allegations that Greco tried to benefit improperly from her government position. Greco was hired as a senior advisor to the mayor in January 2022 at a salary of $100,000. Over […]

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Mayor’s Asian Affairs Liaison Raised Big Money — and Big Questions About Her Conduct

In March 2021, a 33-year-old tech worker from Flushing, Queens, joined Eric Adams’ mayoral campaign as a volunteer, working regularly with an effusive and understatedly powerful member of Adams’s inner circle named Winnie Greco.  Shortly after Adams got to City Hall, Greco, by then on the city payroll as the mayor’s $100,000-a-year director of Asian […]

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Before FBI Probe, Eric Adams Campaign Accepted and Returned $10,000 in Donations Linked to Turkish University

Less than two months before the 2021 general election, the Eric Adams campaign received five $2,000 donations from people listed as employees of Bay Atlantic University, a small Turkish-owned institution based in Washington, D.C. Now, the university-linked contributions are under scrutiny as part of an investigation conducted by federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. to determine […]

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Eric Adams Campaign Ignored Warnings About Donations That Triggered FBI Probe

Internal documents obtained by THE CITY show that city regulators repeatedly asked Eric Adams’ mayoral campaign about a cluster of donations that are now part of a federal probe into one of the mayor’s top fundraisers. The investigation, which triggered an FBI raid at the home of Adams’ campaign operative Brianna Suggs on Thursday, is […]

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What We Know About Tim Pearson, the Eric Adams Operative Under Investigation for Shelter Melee

He’s got no public schedule to speak of. He’s rarely seen in public with Eric Adams, but has the mayor’s ear across a variety of subjects. He works for a quasi-city agency, the Economic Development Corporation, but runs point for City Hall on security in migrant shelters and makes top-level decisions about the New York […]