Tag: Extortion

Nassau Exec Mangano Defiant Following Federal Corruption Charges

Two-term Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained defiant Thursday following his indictment on federal corruption charges including bribery, fraud and extortion, telling reporters outside the U.S. courthouse in Central Islip after posting $500,000 bail that he would not step down as the county’s chief elected official.

Feds: Ed Mangano & John Venditto Charged In Bribery, Kickback &...

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda, and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto were indicted on federal corruption charges for an alleged bribery scheme, fraud, extortion and lying to investigators. Prosecutors unsealed the 13-count indictment shortly before the trio was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Central Islip federal court. Authorities allege Ed Mangano and Venditto conspired between 2010 and last year to use their power to back loans for and award contracts to a businessman, who in turn gave them kickbacks and a $450,000 no-show job for Linda.

Franklin Square Tow Truck Driver Arrested for Extortion

Charged with 7 counts of grand larceny, additional complaints under investigation
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