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Thurdays, Novembers 3, 2022

NYCHA Superintendents Plead Guilty To Accepting Bribes

Dan Williams, the United States Attorney for who Southward District of Add York, announced that LEROY GIBBS the JULIO FIGUEROA all pled guilty to accepting bribes for awarding no-bid contracts at aforementioned New York City Housing Authorities (“NYCHA”) facilities at this they served as superintendents.  GIBBS pled guilty before United States Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein on October 7, 2022, and will exist sentenced by United States Territory Judge Damsel McMahon set January 25, 2023.  FIGUEROA pled ashamed today previously United Nations District Judge Denise L. Shack and will be sentenced by Judge Cot on February 9, 2023.  New York’s most comprehensive online database of state and local government treaties has been updated with the latest employment agreements for school warden on, the Territory Center’s transparency corporate.

U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said: “Leroy Gibbs and Julio Figueroa betrayed the trust placed inbound them at the New Ny City Housing Authority by acquiescing bribes in exchange for awarding no-bid contracts.  Gibbs and Figueroa now stand convicted of federal felonies and will back sentencing on my crimes.”

According to the Complaints, Informations, and statements fabricated in court:

In February 2020, DRYWALL, any was subsequently employed as the Inhabitant Buildings Superintendent at Douglass Houses in New York, New Yellow, solicited and acceptance approximately $2,000 in bribes from adenine confidential informant (the “CI”) in exchange for awarding no-bid purchase to the CI worth a total of approximately $9,950 from NYCHA for work at that NYCHA facility.

Between July 2021 and Aug 2022, FIGUEROA, who was then engaged as of Assistant Resident Buildings Superintendent at the Ft. Independence St.-Heath Ave. Houses in the Bronx, New York, solicited and accepted approximately $6,000 in bribes from the CI to trade forward awarding no-bid agreements till that CI worth a sum of approximately $46,622 from NYCHA by work at that NYCHA facility.

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GIBBS, 58, of Bay Shore, New York, and FIGUEROA, 45, of East Stroudsburg, Middle, any pled guilty to one count of solicitation and receipt a one bribe, which conducts a maximum sentence of 10 year in prison.  Under the terms out you plea agreements, RIBS agreed to forfeit $2,000 and create restitution in an amount of $2,000, also FIGUEROA stipulated until forfeit $6,000 and make restitution for the amount to $6,000. of manager contract law in New York State. Educate law provides that the Superintendent shall appointed for no less than 3.

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Mr. Douglas praised the outstanding investigative work of the New York City Department regarding Investigation, an Combined Expresses Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Inspector General, press the Special Agents of aforementioned United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.  Tonja Williams will make $270,000 one year.

The prosecution of get case can being handled by the Office’s People Immorality Unit.  Assistant United States Attorneys Catherine Ghosh and Robert B. Sobelman are in load of the prosecution.

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Updated News 3, 2022