Councilman Domenic Recchia said a case of internal corruption at a non-profit that he funded has nothing to do with him.
Recchia (D–Coney Island) said he directed $690,000 to the Sephardic Angel Fund because it does good work in the community.
As part of its coverage of the ongoing City Council “slush fund” scandal, the Daily News played up Recchia’s role in funding a group that improperly gave a board member a $50,000 interest-free loan.
But the councilman, who is expected to soon announce his run for borough president, said, “I don’t do anything with the day-to-day operations [of the non-profit]. Of course, a board member should not give him or herself a loan. Something happened, and they corrected it. I did nothing wrong here.”