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"Why should people get to see plans? This isn't a public project."
Bruce Ratner in Crain's Nov. 8, 2009

Former Ratner Lobbyist Richard Lipsky is Talking and the Feds Are Listening

Good hiding spots are gonna start running out:

Crooked Kruger lobbyist names names for feds: Court docs
NY Post
by David Seifman and Bruce Golding

A longtime lobbyist who pleaded guilty to bribing crooked ex-pol Carl Kruger has been spilling his guts about "numerous other persons" under investigation by the feds, bombshell court papers revealed today.

Richard Lipsky "provided substantial assistance" related to "ongoing law-enforcement investigations" in a bid for leniency, according to the Manhattan federal court filing.

Prosecutor Glen McGorty didn't identify any of the targets by name and redacted the details of Lipsky's cooperation, but one political insider said the revelation would send tremors through City Hall and the Albany statehouse.

"Anyone who's ever had any dealings with him is going to be nervous," the insider said.

Forest City Ratner and Lipsky had many dealings together.

Lipsky was busted by the FBI last year as part of what prosecutors called an "extensive investigation" into public corruption.

Days before his arrest, agents executing a search warrant found more than $100,000 stashed in a safe in his apartment, and another $4,000 in "crisp, large denominational bills" stuffed into a suit jacket.

During the raid, he also spoke on the phone to an unidentified "political operative" to spread the word that the feds had closed in, according to court papers.

Who could that be? One guess would be a guy with the initials B.B.

Lipsky, whose clients included retailers and unions, portrayed himself as a fighter for the "little guy."

As NoLandGrab commented: Yes, little guys like Shorty Bruce Ratner.

And more

True News, FBI Has Kruger Lobbyist Talking - Pols Panic

Mr. Lipsky Was A Lobbyist for Bruce Ratner
Enjoy Your Tax Payer Stadium Opening Ratner




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Eminent Domain Case
Goldstein et al v. ESDC
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November 24, 2009
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