Federal Inquiry Into Cuomo Project in Buffalo Focuses on Ex-Senior Aide – NYTimes.com

focused on several other men and a company linked to the program, called the Buffalo Billion.

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are looking into whether the former senior aide, Joseph Percoco, and his wife failed to properly disclose thousands of dollars in income they had received from a company or companies doing business with the state, two of the people briefed on the matter said.

The inquiry strikes particularly close to Mr. Cuomo, who once described Mr. Percoco as “my father’s third son”; Mr. Percoco began his political career working for Mario M. Cuomo when he was governor and eventually worked for his son in several capacities.

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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 FOMB08@GMAIL.COM.
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