Saturday, May 5, 2012

On the Day Monserrate Plea Guilty For Ripping Off Member Items $$$ Bloomberg Calls For More Pork
Mike wants more pork!(NYP) An apostle of good government, Mayor Bloomberg yesterday called for more pork and overseas junkets to break the logjams in Washington.

Monserrate diverted more than $100,000 in city funds to support unsuccessful 2006 election bid
Monserrate Pleads Guilty to the Misuse of City Funds(NYT) Monserrate, a former city councilman, asked the Council for discretionary funds for a nonprofit organization, and used some of the money to benefit his campaign. Former Queens Pol Monserrate Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges(NY1) * Pol Hiram Monserrate pleads guilty to fraud(NYDN) * Monserrate admits corruption, faces prison(CrainsNY

Not One Newspaper Has Asked Quinn About Former Head of Monserrate's Libre Councilmember Julissa Ferreras Involvement in Stealing City Funds

What About Councilmember Julissa Ferreras Involvement in Libre?

Queens Group Spent City's Cash, but Has No Receipts Showing

Several members of Monserrate's legislative staff have also worked for LIBRE, including City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras, who was once his Council chief of staff. Ferreras was LIBRE's chairwoman for a time, when it handled a program to register 1,000 voters. A source familiar with the probe said LIBRE workers turned over registration cards at the last minute to keep his competitors in the dark.

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