Conflicts of Interest Board fines Queens Public Administrator in latest controversy at county office

Conflicts of Interest Board fines Queens Public Administrator in latest controversy at county office

Lois Rosenblatt, the Queens County Public Administrator, was fined $3,000 by the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board for hiring and giving a salary increase to a woman, who became engaged to her son during her employment.

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Despite high number of Federal prosecutions of Queens officials, political influence over Courts remains unmoved

Despite high number of Federal prosecutions of Queens officials, political influence over Courts remains unmoved

Queens County was tied for second-highest in the number of public corruption prosecutions brought by Manhattan Federal prosecutors during the term of former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. That scrutiny changed nothing about allegations of the political influence of the courts.

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