NYPOST by Jamie Schram, Yoav Gonen and Rich Cald
Hard-charging US Attorney Preet Bharara sent a message to
Mayor de Blasio Friday — trotting out the same prosecutors who took down
Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos to interrogate Hizzoner about his campaign fund-raising activities.
“Preet’s office is a force to be reckoned with, but these
prosecutors he rolled out for this case are a big deal and very
competent, indicating that they are taking this matter very seriously,” a
federal law-enforcement source told The Post.
Andrew Goldstein, chief of the public corruption unit, and
his deputy Tatiana Martins were among at least four assistant US
attorneys to question de Blasio at the Midtown office of his lawyer,