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NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ Aide Winnie Greco’s Home Raided By FBI: Sources

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OAN’s James Myers
2:20pm – Thursday, February 29, 2024

The FBI searched the home of an aide to New York Mayor Eric Adams, multiple sources said.

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Federal agents searched Winnie Greco’s Bronx home Thursday morning. Greco is already under investigation by the City Bureau of Investigation on suspicion of improperly using his position at City Hall to obtain perks such as renovations to his home.

Greco, 61, is currently on leave from her job as Asia director in the mayor’s office.

She is also accused of promising jobs to campaign volunteers in exchange for renovating her kitchen and other labor work around her home in 2022.

It remains unclear whether the FBI raid is related to previous charges against Greco.

An FBI spokesperson said agents were at the Gillespie Street home “to conduct authorized law enforcement operations.” gothamist report.

Greco is also said to have asked a Chinese business executive to donate $10,000 to attend a China-focused event held by the mayor at Gracie Mansion.

Their relationship dates back to the days when Adams (D.N.Y.) was mayor of Brooklyn, where Greco worked as a volunteer fundraiser and liaison for the Chinese community, and once helped arrange Adams’ trip to China. I once helped.

Greco became Adams’ second-in-command and has come under intense scrutiny over the past year.

In November, the FBI raided the Brooklyn home of Brianna Suggs. Brianna Suggs is the mayor’s top fundraiser and is suspected of involvement in a scheme involving the Turkish government.

An Adams spokesperson issued a statement Thursday regarding the development.

“We expect all of our employees to adhere to the strictest ethical guidelines at all times,” Adams representative Fabian Levy said in an email.

“As we have repeatedly said, we do not comment on matters under consideration, but we fully cooperate with ongoing reviews,” Levy said. “The mayor has not been accused of any wrongdoing.”

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