Former NY comissioner pleads guilty to corruption
|By TOM HAYS
NEW YORK- A year and a half after his Homeland Security nomination sank over ethics questions, former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik pleaded guilty Friday to charges he accepted tens of thousands of dollars in gifts while he was a top city official.
Kerik acknowledged accepting $165,000 worth of renovations on his Bronx apartment from a company attempting to do business with the city a New Jersey construction firm with alleged links to the mob. He also admitted failing to report a loan as required by city law.
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