NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Invoice de Blasio is about to face federal investigators Friday about his marketing campaign fundraising.
A number of sources affirm to CBS2’s Marcia Kramer that the mayor will meet with federal prosecutors and FBI brokers.
The investigation facilities round accusations that the mayor and his aides gave favorable remedy to donors who contributed to the mayor’s 2013 election marketing campaign.
The interview was apparently imagined to happen two weeks in the past, however was postponed. Friday’s assembly is predicted to final about 4 hours and the mayor might be questioned on greater than a dozen subjects, CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reported.
It’s not clear whether or not the investigation is concentrated on the mayor himself or others inside his administration.
Unique CBS2 video exhibits de Blasio being pushed from his attorneys’ workplaces, his assembly there Thursday lasting roughly 5 hours. CBS2 tracked him there the day earlier than when he spent one other three hours inside.
De Blasio has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, saying every little thing was finished with the recommendation of his authorized staff.
CBS2 has reached out to the mayor’s workplace for a response, however thus far they haven’t heard commented.
Final December, de Blasio was fined almost $forty eight,000 for violating spending guidelines throughout his 2013 marketing campaign for mayor.
De Blasio is about to fly to Atlanta after the interview to attend the Democratic Nationwide Committee winter assembly.