Home of Eric Adams Aide Raided By FBI

(RepublicanPress.org) – In November 2023, The City reported an allegation lodged against New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ (D) aide, Winnie Greco. She was accused of using her political positions in and around the mayor’s office for personal benefit. At the time, NYC’s Department of Investigation spokesperson Diane Struzzi said there was an issue involving Greco that was under review but wouldn’t elaborate.

On February 29, things seemed to escalate, as POLITICO reported that federal agents recently raided Greco’s home in the Bronx. In fact, the FBI searched two homes in the area owned by the aide. After that, the special adviser of Asian affairs was placed on leave. According to reports, the agents descended early that morning, but it was unclear as to what they were looking for. There has been no confirmation the search was connected to the financial allegations against Greco. An FBI spokesperson confirmed that a law enforcement action had taken place but did not provide further details.

After the event, a spokesperson from City Hall released a statement to News12 The Bronx, stating the “administration will always follow the law” and expects everyone working there to do the same. While the statement said City Hall was cooperating with the investigation, the spokesperson made it clear that the “mayor ha[d] not been accused of any wrongdoing.”

According to The New York Times, Greco started volunteering during Adams’ mayoral campaign in early 2021. The following year, she was offered a position as the city leader’s director of Asian affairs. However, her relationship with Adams started about 10 years ago when her non-profit reportedly paid for part of the mayor’s trip to China in 2014 when he was Brooklyn borough president.

Mayor Adams reportedly said after the raid that he had “full confidence” in his aide and urged everyone in his administration to continue following the law.

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