The Manhattan district attorney’s office charged Angel Barbosa, the MTA’s former chief procurement officer, with grand larceny.
He got hung up on stolen cell phones. A former MTA exec was busted Thursday for stealing $60,000 in iPhones from the agency.
“New Yorkers entrust government procurement officers with enormous discretionary spending power, and demand in return that these officials spend taxpayer dollars honestly and fairly.”
Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance, Jr. holds a press conference Tuesday to demand the reactivation of speed cameras in school zones before the start of the school year.
The district attorneys said the cameras must be back up by at least Sept. 5, the first day of public school in the city.