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Eric Adams’ Campaigns and Nonprofit Reaped Big Bucks from Lobbyists and Developers Seeking Help

In recent years leading up to his mayor run, the Brooklyn borough president netted up to $322,750 in contributions from favor-seekers — including some banking on the controversial Gowanus rezoning plan, THE CITY found.

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Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley Blames Old Boss de Blasio for Fundraising Violations

As mayoral counsel, Wiley co-wrote a fundraising ethics memo for Bill de Blasio, whose donation solicitations drew conflict-of-interest probes. Now Wiley tells THE CITY the mayor didn’t always follow her advice: "I did my job."

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Community Board Cash Goes to Some Members’ Nonprofit Groups

Board officials in The Bronx and Manhattan got more than $10K each for the organizations they run, potentially violating city ethics rules.

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Manhattan DA Vance Gets Ethics Exemption for Donor Review

To deliver on his pledge to refuse funds from those under probe by his office, Cyrus Vance has government personnel assist with campaign fundraising.

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Mayor de Blasio’s Nonprofit Got Developer’s Check After $12m Deal — and a Call

Newly uncensored portions of a Department of Investigation report reveal that de Blasio phoned a developer who got land and financing from City Hall.

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Mayor de Blasio Owes Unpaid Legal Bill to Firm Lobbying His Office

The presidential hopeful has yet to pay more than $300K to the firm, whose clients include Disney, an examination by THE CITY found.

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De Blasio-Style Fundraising Tactics Now Subject to Fines

City officials now can be penalized for raising money for city-tied nonprofits from people with pending city business, under new conflict rules.

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City Ethics Watchdog Urged to Consider Penalties in Mayor’s Fundraising Flap

Good government groups also asked the Conflicts of Interest Board to declare whether Mayor de Blasio violated rules in wake of THE CITY’s reporting.

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PAC-Man de Blasio Gobbles Up Donations from People with City Business

Mayor de Blasio’s Fairness PAC says it vets donors to eliminate anyone doing business with City Hall. But THE CITY found multiple potential conflicts.

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Mayor de Blasio’s Defunct Fundraising Group Faces Ongoing State Ethics Probe

A day after THE CITY revealed a report finding the mayor violated conflict rules amid warnings, state officials said their investigation isn’t over.


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Mayor de Blasio Violated Ethics Rules in Seeking Donations Despite Warnings, Probe Finds

De Blasio solicited donations from individuals seeking tax breaks, deed transfers and other favors from his administration, according to a DOI report.