City Comptroller John C. Liu used a mayoral candidates’ night to demand an end to a multiyear federal investigation of his fund-raising practices.
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An agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, testifying in the trial of former campaign associates of John C. Liu, said, “The undercover operation could have gone on further.”
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When word came that the Walk for Hunger, a powerhouse fund-raising event held Sunday for Project Bread, had fallen well short of its goal, the nonprofit community took quick notice. With its own charity walk coming up this weekend, the National Alliance on Mental Illness sent out an urgent e-mail to supporters.
(12 days ago)
The defendants in the Manhattan fraud trial, a former campaign treasurer and a former fund-raiser for Comptroller John C. Liu, were each born in China.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund firm Farallon Capital Management LLC is raising a new real estate fund of about $350 million to $400 million, the first time Farallon has sought to create a separate fund exclusively for the asset class, according to two sources familiar with the situation.
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The conspiracy trial of two allies to mayoral hopeful John Liu opened Tuesday with federal prosecutors casting the pair as crooks bent on skirting campaign finance laws.
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As rivals Christine Quinn and Bill de Blasio attack each other and John Liu rails against a federal investigation of his fund-raising, former city Controller Bill Thompson seems content to barely make waves at all.
(13 days ago)
Archbishop Charles Chaput has set a $10 million fund-raising goal for the 2013 Catholic Charities Appeal, he announced Friday. The fund-raising effort provides money for Catholic Social Services programs in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, including homeless shelters, hospices, soup kitchens, educational and after-school activities for at-risk youth, senior centers, and...
(3 months and 8 days ago)
An undercover FBI agent testified in federal court Thursday that he worked with a fundraiser for city Controller John Liu to fraudulently drum up cash for his mayoral campaign.
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Supporters of an Indianapolis woman charged with murder and attempted feticide in the 2011 death of her baby daughter will rally Saturday against her prosecution.
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