Maruf Alam outside a Kensington embezzlement rally in 2017. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)SUNSET PARK – Maruf “Mitu” Alam, 29, had been working for Assembly Member Felix Ortiz’s office for eleven years. Yesterday morning, the FBI arrested Alam for allegedly embezzling $80k from the Assembly Member’s campaign account. On
John Sampson at a legislative leaders meeting. Photo from John Sampson’s Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/SenatorSampson/photos/a.138844543585.111983.27083958585/138846128585/?type=3&theater] .A Brooklyn jury convicted State Senator John Sampson on Friday of obstruction of justice and lying to federal agents as part of
The official Ocean Avenue address of Merkaz, which is also Fetman’s home address and an organization under his control, through which he allegedly embezzled the funds. (Source: Google Maps)The chief financial officer of Manhattan-based nonprofit Aish HaTorah, Jacob Fetman, of Midwood, was charged yesterday with embezzling more than
Now-former PS 139 [http://ps139.org] Parents Association president Dafina Smith was arrested on Monday, March 3 for allegedly embezzling over $25,000 from the organization, according to a complaint filed with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. The document alleges that from October 14, 2013 to February 10 of
State Senator John Sampson (center) (Source: nysenate.gov)The investigation into the affairs of State Senator John Sampson continues to broaden as new reports of shady behavior keeps bubbling to the surface. According to a report [http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/mystery_of_pol_missing_moolah_HIXYdLKJvqfOC2RUcDeupK] by
John Sampson (center) Source: nysenate.govState Senator John Sampson, who is the latest local politician to be embroiled in a serious corruption scandal [/state-senator-john-sampson-charged-in-corruption-scandal/], is now accused of threatening the witnesses lined up against him, according to a New York Times report [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/07/nyregion/
Source: house.govOfer Biton, a top fundraiser for Congressman Michael Grimm has been arrested by the FBI. He stands accused [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fbi-arrests-top-fundraiser-staten-island-rep-michael-grimm-article-1.1139005#ixzz246nBZM1N ] of of lying on his immigration documents. The New York Times reports [http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/18/nyregion/biton-fund-raiser-for-grimm-accused-of-immigration-fraud.html?