Criminal Law

Authorities Make Dozens of Bribery Arrests Related to NYC Public Housing Contracts

Dozens of New York City Housing Authority workers are accused of corruption for allegedly taking millions of dollars in exchange for work contracts.

Seventy current or former employees are now facing extortion and bribery charges, and potentially decades in prison.

NYCHA — the largest public housing authority in the nation — receives more than $1.5 billion a year from the federal government. One in 17 New Yorkers lives in a NYCHA building. There are 335 developments.

Read the source article at CBS News

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