Category Archives: Crime

BPCA’s Shari Hyman’s husband under scrutiny for running a bogus ethics commission

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the conflicts of interest and ineptness within JCOPE:

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Exclusive: BPCA did not get permission to design Pier-A in current form

January 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the botched “Visitor Center” that is now a stalled project inside of Pier-A. Funded

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Sheldon Silver steps down

January 25, 2015- The NY Times reports that Sheldon Silver has

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Crooks, sadists, and morons

January 25, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I watched a nice PBS show about Hitler’s SS army. The SS was run by Heinrich Himmler, who seems

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Told you so: Sheldon Silver arrested by FBI

January 22, 2015- SHELDON SILVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE FBI, for allegedly not reporting income from law firms.

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Sheldon Silver uses campaign funds to pay for defense lawyer

January 19, 2015- Our favorite politicians is in the news again. The Post reports, “Defending city and

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Local electeds have “no comment” of support for Sheldon Silver

January 23, 2015- DNAinfo reports that key elected officials declined to comment on the Sheldon Silver arrest as the

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The FBI closes in on Sheldon Silver

December 30, 2014- The NYT reports, “Federal authorities are investigating substantial payments made to the State Assembly

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NY Assemblymen call Speaker Silver an “embarrassment” as he is sworn in

January 7, 2015- The Post reports, “The New York Assembly elected Democrat Sheldon Silver to his 11th term as its

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What you need to know about ISIS

Update December 1, 2014- Told you so. The military is warning soldiers that their families at home are at risk of attack from

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Exclusive: BPCA fires another lawyer for “asking the wrong questions”

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that yet

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The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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More Sheldon Silver scandals uncovered by FBI

December 8, 2014- The NY Times reports, “So far, people with knowledge of the matter say, prosecutors have found that Sheldon Silver,

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Exclusive: Female BPCA employee who complained of sexual harassment “quits”

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In May of this year, a BPCA employee, Kirk Swanson, who oversaw the contracts and RFP process, was fired for allegedly not agreeing to

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The police need better tools for subduing the mentally insane other than bullets

Update December 11, 2014- As if the police commissioner read our article, the WSJ reports that the NYPD is requesting to have

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Comptroller Stringer issues audit report validating our warnings on Citi Bike fraud

Update December 12, 2014- Comptroller Stringer issued an audit report validating our warning, below.

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Exclusive: BatteryPark.TV confirms that Robert Serpico’s assistant filed a complaint with the federal government over sexual harassment

November 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported that the long-time CFO of the BPCA,

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Lethal force in Ferguson was unnecessary, yet few lessons seem to have been learned

November 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD There are huge problems with most police forces in this country. However, despite all of the riots this week, not a damn thing will change.

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Alarming gangs of tweens gather by ballfields every Friday night

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I got a tip about gangs of tweens hanging

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