State attorney general and Bronx district attorney launch probes into Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera – NYPOST.com


As expected law enforcement agencies are looking into allegations that Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera arranged jobs for former boyfriends in her legislative office and at a nonprofit she controlled.

The NY Post reported:

Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera is being investigated by both the state Attorney General’s Office and the Bronx district attorney after she allegedly looted her nonprofit and hired two lovers for cushy taxpayer-funded jobs.

A source said AG Eric Schneiderman’s office is probing Rivera’s alleged misuse of state taxpayer money funneled to her crony-packed Bronx Council for Economic Development.

And a spokesman for Bronx DA Robert Johnson said, “We are investigating.” claims against Rivera.

“We’re aware of the allegations, [and] we’re looking into it,” said the spokesman, Stephen Reed.

The paper’s editorial page also called on the state’s Joint Commission On Public Ethics to investigate the Assemblywoman. And the beat goes on…

Read more: State attorney general and Bronx district attorney launch probes into Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera – NYPOST.com.

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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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