Skip to comments.FBI probing Rivera’s boy-toy hire (pol scratches itchy crotch w/ tax-funds)
Posted on 08/23/2012 11:31:13 AM PDT by Liz
Boy-toy Vincent Pinela, 40, detailed how state Assemblyman Naomi Rivera (D-Bronx), 49, hired him at the non-profit Bronx Council for Economic Development.... packed with family cronies and possibly illegals. Rivera used govt funds for romantic dinners, sex romps, and weekend getaways.....and for her campaign expenses. The FBI has jurisdiction when federal grant money is involved and polices tax-free govt non-profits, which are regulated by the IRS.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
The council took in more than $1.2 million in government funds between 2005 and 2009, IRS records show. Rivera employed her latest boy toy, Brooklyn teacher Tommy Torres, 35, at her Morris Park district office. He logged 20 hours a week there, raking in more than $18,000 from Rivera AT THE SAME TIME he was pulling in $90,000 as a full-time city teaching and coaching jobs.
The allegations have sparked an avalanche of probes, with the state attorney general, the Bronx DA and special schools prober Richard Condon all now looking into Rivera. Riveras boyfriends arent the only ones who made a lucrative living on the taxpayer gravy train.
OF INTEREST TO LAW ENFORCEMENT: The Rivera political cabal---parasites leeching off taxpayers.
<><> Bronx Council for Economic Development----sucked up millions of tax dollars ---where is the money?
<><> Naomi Rivera, 47, NY state Assemblyman (D-Bronx); accused of looting non-profit from state tax coffers;
<><>José Rivera, 74----Naomi's father, state assemblyman (D-Fordham); may have funded campaigns with n/p govt funds;
<><> Joel Rivera, 33---Naomis brother, NY City Council majority leader; rigged 2000 special election to replace his father;may have funded campaigns with n/p govt fund;
<><> Rodney Rivera, 42--Naomis brother; runs Kameleon, an event consulting group; sucked up $40,000 from Naomi's non-profit; parasite also sucks up $74,000 annual as "special assistant" for state Environmental Conservation Department;
<><> Roberto Ramirez, 62----Bronx party boss in collusion with José Rivera; founded the non-profite Bronx Council for Economic Development, now controlled and funded by the Riveras; may have funded campaigns with n/p govt fund;
<><> Antonio Rodriguez, 44-----Naomis ex-husband; sucked up $95,000 annual with the City Counci in collusion with Christine Quinn. In 2011, Rodriguez sucked up $109,000 as the City Council's senior graphic designer; may have funded campaigns with n/p govt fund;
<><> Tommy Torres---listed by Rivera on state documents as her full-time "community-relations director" collecting weekly $1,100 govt paychecks. BUT city DOE records list Torres as a full-time Brooklyn public school gym teacher and coach. making $78,885-a-year gym teacher, and another $10,928 as head coach and athletic director of the Grand Street Campus;
<><> Vincent Pinela---ex-lover Rivera installed at Bronx n/p---pocketed hefty salary and perks for "servicing" her 24/7.
COMMONLY USED PRACTICES TO FACILITATE GOVT FRAUD Falsifying govt documents incurs several felonies and might involve forgery. Govt funds funneled into secret LLC bank accounts.
L/E should employ Bank Secrecy Laws if bank accounts were used fraudulently.
REFERENCE Under the Bank Secrecy Act, banks are required to establish, implement and maintain programs designed to detect and report suspicious activity that might be indicative of govt fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes. The Bank Secrecy Act was enacted to protect the tax-paying public by identifying and detecting money laundering from criminal enterprises, govt fraud, tax evasion, money laudering and other unlawful activities. The investgations are monitored by the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation unit.
A female Democrat politician misusing her position for personal gain/? Why, she’s not even black.
NEED TO KNOW To cover their tracks, govt fraudsters might have created fake invoices that falsely show that govt money was being used for legitimate purposes, perhaps forged statements to cover the transfer of govt funds into secret bank accounts.
Govt fraud can also be facilitated by bank withdrawals, purchases on bank credits and intrabank transfers from legislative accounts into personal bank accounts.
A huge tipoff is whether bank withdrawals support luxurious lifestyle including payments for real estate, investment and stock holdings, jewelry, luxury vehicles, resort travel and gifts from luxury outlets for wives, mistresses, significant others. And large purchases of untraceable casino chips, and requests to wire transfer
casino funds to bank accounts.
L/E is directed to get ahold of : (1) checks, (2) wire transfers, (3) account statements, (4) invoices, (5) bills, (6) delivery tickets, (7) correspondence including e-mail, contracts, loan agreements, (8) any other books or records, and (9) purchases of card cards witr large balances.
L/E should also explore govt monies paid to (a) stockbrokers, sub-brokers, (b) family members, (c) mortgage brokers, (d) financial managers, and, (e) real estate agents, brokers, and developers.
L/E should scrutinize bank accounts for suspicious activites: (A) large deposits, (B) funds transferred from one account into another, (C) request for withdrawals.
Bank records might also show diversions to secret LLC and other accounts, to operate personal businesses/law firms, and the like.there are bank accounts and checking accounts (also accounts with brokerages) from which deposits and withdrawals could be made.
<><><>WRT credit cards——those are frequently used to facilitate fraud......placing large sums of money on the card ostensibly for large purchases.......that are later turned into cash.
<><><>WRT lines of credit——falsified documents listing fictitious net worth in order to get LOC.
If the fraudsters are gamblers, they could have put stolen govt funds into untraceable casino chips which can be cashed-in anywhere in the world.
Casino bigwigs are happy to comply with L/E-—b/c they fear losing casino licenses. Casinos are wary of fraudulent activities——since it could put them in jeopardy. That’s why they keep meticulous records.
All of a high roller’s gambling wins and losses are recorded on casino books.
Charges might include: (1) criminal tax fraud (2) deliberately misstating income, (3) filing false returns, (4) falsifying official documents, (5) intentionally mislabeling personal expenditures as business expenses, (6) utilizing funds inappropriately, (7) fraudulent use of govt funds for lavish personal expenditures, (8) fraudulently declaring to the IRS personal expenditures as legitimate business expenses.
Several ways to find out chip buys:
(1) casinos have to submit financial records to state casino control commissions-—the info would be there.
(2) L/E could ask how many casino chips were sold compared to how many actually were used for wagers.
Casinos record all their patrons’ betting activities b/c some winners hide waging income from the IRS. Moreover, the casinos are protected if the bettors are crooks.
L/E is directed to investigate casino records for wire transfers, gambling wins (which may have been hidden and not declared to the IRS as income), gamblers’ requesting deposits to secret LLC accounts...and the like.
/////Did the aforementioned make large contributions to religious entities? Did they make deals with religious entities? All “charitable” contributions to religous institutions and non-profit groups need rigorous scrutiny.
Religious and other non-profits are frequently-used vehicles for money laundering and tax evasion..... clergy take a cut then deposits the bulk in an offshore account for donors’ use later...all tax free.
Some Central/South America banks will take large cash deposits and no one asks where it came from or if taxes were paid on it.
REFERENCE Dozens of “investments” were setup for Ponzi King Madoff by self-styled California “philanthropist” Stanley Chais.
Later it was found the “philanthropist Chais” had collected a staggering $270 million between 1995-2008, and had been “donating” large sums to religious groups and other non-profits situated in Israel.
Beneficiaries of Chais’ largess were the prestigious Weizmann Institute of Science-—Technion-Israel Institute of Technology—Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem. (SOURCE The Wizard of Lies—Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust- book by Diana Henriques.)
Facebook entry under her alter ego--Daniela Rivera.
Naomi (right) flaunts herself in come-hither, lacy red bra:
"Manana, baby, I'm available, and I got tax dollars all you wanna."
he can still be a “boy toy” after age 40?
HALLELUJAH! There’s hope for us Olde Fogies, yet!!!!!!!!!!
Meant in the sense that he is much younger than she is.
This makes me sick. F’n leftist parasites just sopping up the gravy. The whole family. I really shouldn’t read the news...
And the odds of her serving time Liz? Or how about restitution from her or anyone mentioned?
5%? 10%? These stories never work out for the tax payer.
Essentially a chick asking the Fed to pay her for her sex. I think we’ve already decided what you call such a gal, and it’s no fluke.
The one in front is NOT guilty the one behind GUILTY.
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