Espada's Son Quits $120K Fake Job
The sweet $120K job given to Pedro G. Espada, son of state senate boss Pedro Espada (pictured), caused some speculation that Pedro G. had not risen to the exalted and newly-created post of "deputy director of intergovernmental relations" through merit alone. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo got interested, and the New York Post found young Espada, who was rumored not to have shown up for work at all (preferring to hang out at Soundview, his father's healthcare company), and to be unfamiliar with the layout of his own offices and unable to log onto his own computer. Now the elder Espada announces his son is retiring from the position. Don't worry, New York, Espada will find a way to punish you for this intransigence.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.