Office of Labor Racketeering

  • Columns

    November 3, 2010

    Nailing the Mob's Builders

    A contractor tells a billion-dollar industry's dirty secrets

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    City Electric Big Jolted in Bribe Rap

    It took a while, but federal prosecutors have finally zapped veteran electrical contractor Santo Petrocelli, whose company had a decades-long hold on lucrative city street lighting contracts. How lucrative? Say about $400 million over the past 15 years. Petrocelli, 74, is charged with taking brib ... More >>

  • News

    February 26, 2008

    Hoffa & Obama: The Labor-Latte Alliance

    Now divorced from the mob, the Teamsters choose a Bobby Kennedy type for president

  • NYC Life

    March 13, 2007

    Big-Mouth Blockhead Busted

    Or, How not to address your arresting officers

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007

    Labor Big McLaughlin Gets New Court Date

    Brian McLaughlin, the scandal-scarred ex-city labor chief charged with stealing more than $2 million, was in federal court this morning asking a judge for more time to examine a "mountain" of documentary evidence that federal prosecutors say they will use against him. Looking leaner and grayer than ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2004

    Plumbing the Depths

    After Arrests, a Union Agrees to Its Own Investigation

  • News

    January 20, 2004

    Analyze This

    A Deadly Mobster's Pleading Letter for His Son

  • News

    September 24, 2002

    Cleaning Lessons for Dirty Bosses

    Mob Tapes Yield a How-to Guide on Stiffing Workers