NYC Gets New Anti-Corruption Unit

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- The Manhattan district attorney's office has restructured its Rackets Bureau, creating a Public Integrity Unit that will proactively investigate government corruption at all levels — from bribery by public servants to criminal violations of state and local ethics laws.

The new unit is now one of three branches of the Rackets Bureau, along with Organized Crime and Labor Investigations and Construction Fraud, and will be led by Assistant District Attorney Daniel Cort.

Cort will receive and evaluate all complaints of public corruption, with the exception of...
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