NYC Mayor Eric Adams opens authorized protection fund amid marketing campaign probe

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New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams launched a authorized protection fund within the wake of a corruption investigation in his marketing campaign, in accordance with paperwork filed Wednesday.

The investigation into Adams’ mayoral marketing campaign facilities on allegations that the marketing campaign facilitated unlawful donations from pursuits in Turkey, colluding with the Turkish authorities. 

The FBI raided the house of a senior Adams aide Brianna Suggs, sparking a frenzied response from the mayor’s workplace.

“I wish to be clear, I’ve no information, direct or in any other case, of any improper fundraising exercise– and positively not of any overseas cash,” the mayor mentioned. “We’ll after all work with officers to reply to inquiries, as applicable–as we at all times have.”

The FBI seized Adams’ cellphone and different units as a part of the investigation final week.

Rules additionally forestall subordinates from donating to the fund.

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