Ramon Velez

  • Columns

    July 15, 2009

    Pedro Espada Plays Moneyball

    The new Senate majority leader heads straight for the bank

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Ramon Velez, R.I.P.

    Ramon Velez died Sunday night. He was once the most powerful Latino politician in New York, a scandal-scarred city councilman who ran the South Bronx like a monarch. When I discovered that he owned 14 condominiums in Puerto Rico while running a poverty program on a public salary of $210,000 in 198 ... More >>

  • News

    January 16, 2007

    Sins of the Father

    Rev. Louis Gigante, kin to the Genovese crime family, slips from hero to slumlord

  • News

    November 1, 2005

    New Tapes on Freddy

    Felonious Friend Wired Deals for Donations While Privately Slamming Ferrer

  • News

    May 11, 2004

    The Art of the Shakedown

    Velella ducks a trial—and a courtroom lesson in business as usual in the Pataki era

  • News

    June 15, 1999

    The Hillary Clinton Cheat Sheet

    A Guide to the Scandals and Issues That Could Stall Her Senate Run