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Diane Gordon's Indictment
July 11th, 2006

Brooklyn State Assemblymember Diane Gordon was charged with bribery, accused of demanding a $500,000 home from a developer in return for helping the builder acquire city land – and many opinion writers are leafing through the indictment and weighing in on the situation.

The New York Posts Andrea Peyser writes, “Assemblywoman Diane Gordon sure likes the poor folks she represents in East New York, Brooklyn. She likes them so much, she plotted to move into a swanky, marble- and wood-inlaid house – in Queens. Free of charge.”

The Empire Zone observes that this “marks the third time in recent years that state lawmakers from Brooklyn have been implicated in criminal cases.” The other two: Brooklyn Democratic boss and Assemblyman Clarence Norman and Assemblyman Roger Green.

It Takes A Blogger has a connection between Gordon and Norman, who in his trial testified that he did not steal $5,000 from his campaign committee, but said he loaned Gordon the money personally because she needed it right away.

The Daily Politics quotes an investigation commissioner who said Gordon “dreamed of living in a gated community, but not the one she bargained for when she abused her authority as a public official.”

By on July 11, 2006, 7:22 am
In category: Albany,Crime & Safety,Gotham City | 8 Comments »

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8 Responses to “Diane Gordon's Indictment”

  1. STEVE BRADLEY Says:
    September 12th, 2006 at 11:18 pm

    Diane Gordon is an example of corrupt Brooklyn politicians. Our system is broken. Politicians like Ms. Gordon take bribes and kick backs and common folks like us can not do any thing about it.

    WHAT DID NYC DOI DO ABOUT THE RING LEADER OF CORRUPT BROOKLYN POLITICIANS DECOSTA HEADLEY WHO RUNS HIS OWN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY DIVERSIFIED INCH BY INCH. DECOSTA WAS ACCUSED OF BRIBING BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS INSTEAD OF GOING TO JAIL DECOSTA GOT AWARDS FROM GOV. PATAKI. THAT IS A MOCKERY OF OUR CORRUPT POLITICAL SYSTEM.

    GOD BLESS AMERICA

  2. DAVID HOLLAND Says:
    September 14th, 2006 at 10:48 pm

    DIANE GORDON AND DECOSTA HEADLEY ARE EXTORTIONIST IN EAST NEW YORK BROOKLYN. YOU CAN NOT DO BUSINESS IN BROOKLYN WITHOUT BEING A FRIEND OF DECOSTA HEADLEY AND DIANE GORDON.

    NEW YORK CITY HPD IS A SLAVE OF CORRUPT POLITICIANS LIKE DIANE BECAUSE HPD IS A VERY POORERLY RUN ORGANIZATION. BRIBERY IS AN EVERY DAY EVENT AT HPD AND OTHER CITY AGENCIES LIKE BUILDING DEPARTMENT.

  3. Martin Jay Says:
    September 28th, 2006 at 10:53 pm

    Why do we have corruption?

    Diane Gordon was reelected. A mockery of our political system. Criminals rule Albany and New York State.

    Extorsion is illegal in United States. If that is true then how does Decosta Headley make a living, drive BMW’s and Mercedes, wear $5,000 suits and take expensive vacations.

    Can you work for New York City without bribing elected officials? Kick backs?

  4. martin dumbo Says:
    January 12th, 2007 at 9:48 pm

    DECOSTA HEADLEY IS A CORRUPT KING PIN OF BROOKLYN POLITICS. A CORRUPT POLITICIAN GETS APPOINTMENT POSITIONS FROM GOV. PATAKI. WHY?

    HE BRIBED THE CORRUPT ASSISTANT COMMISIONERS IN NYC – HPD LIKE KIMBERLY HARDY, MR. JACKSON AND MICHAEL ARONSON. MICHAEL WAS AN EX-EMPLOYEE OF BROOKLYN BOROUGH PRESIDENT. DECOSTA GAVE HER $5,000 CASH EVERY MONTH, PAID TRIPS AND VACATIONS.

    DECOSTA IS VERY CLOSE TO OTHER CORRUPT POLITICIALS LIKE FRANK BOYLAND AND TRACY BOYLAND. HE HAS PAID OVER HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO CONGRESSMAN ED. TOWNS.

  5. steve diamond Says:
    January 18th, 2007 at 11:16 pm

    DECOSTA HEADLEY IS A SMALL FLY AMONG CROOKS. HE GETS ATTENTION BUT THE REAL CROOKS ARE DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES LIKE BLUESTONE ORGANIZATION, INC. – ERIC BLUESTONE, L AND M ORGANIZATION AND OTHERS. HE HIRES LOCAL CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, STATE ASSEMBLY AND SENATE MEMBERS ON HIS PAYROLL PAYING THEM HUNDREDS OF THOUSAND DOLLARS CASH.

  6. AMEN BROCHIOUS Says:
    February 6th, 2008 at 2:44 am

    Decosta Headley is a master of political networking. He is a very shrewd politician. He bribes, gives kickbacks to get work done. He gets Judges in Brooklyn elected. It works. Brooklyn Borough President is a great friend of Decosta.

  7. Online Bingo Says:
    March 5th, 2012 at 11:30 am

    I’m blown away :)

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