Former NY Worker Admits To Kickbacks And Bribes

NEW YORK — A former New York Power Authority (NYPA) employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to accepting about $167,000 in kickbacks and bribes from a vendor while working in the agency’s purchasing department, the Justice Department said.

Authorities said Edward P. Goldblatt of Melville, N.Y., the former purchasing warehouse assistant at the NYPA, conspired to defraud the NYPA in a bribery scheme that involved accepting kickbacks The case was investigated by the IRS and FBI.

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