Henry Hill was best known by Ray Liotta's face. An East New York native famously mentored by the Lucchese crime family, Hill was the Lufthansa-heisting mobster whose 1986 memoir, the Nicholas-Pileggi-shaped Wiseguy, served as the inspiration for Martin Scorsese's modern classic Goodfellas. As TMZ re ... More >>
City comptroller and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson and his wife Elsie McCabe received three loans totaling $1.4 million from Amalgamated Bank, which calls itself "the labor bank" and does a multi-billion dollar business with his office, the Voice has learned.
McCabe is also the ... More >>
Here's a new money-making angle from the city's now-
vanished building boom:
The city's Department of Buildings somehow managed to hire
a pair of alleged Mafia associates as building inspectors,
who promptly began soliciting bribes from contractors all
over town to ignore violations and s ... More >>
Now that six building inspectors have been caught stealing and dealing at construction sites, the hundreds of buildings they inspected will have to be reinspected, Department of Buildings officials say. That can't be cheap. And what'll the DOB re-inspectors say when landlords show them a rece ... More >>
Two detectives who gave New York a whole new definition of corrupt cops were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole this afternoon.
Before sentence was pronounced in Brooklyn Federal Court by Judge Jack Weinstein, Louis Eppolito, 60, and Stephen Caracappa, 67, both rose to ... More >>