August 30, 2021
Former New York City Manager Sentenced for Receiving Bribes From Contractors
On August 30, 2021, the New York Supreme Court sentenced Ifeanyi Madu to an unconditional discharge and $375 in court fees. On the same date, Madu pleaded guilty to bribe receiving in the second degree, a Class C felony under New York penal law. In April 2018, Madu, the former mid-level manager at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection was indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (DANY). The indictment is part of a wide-scale investigation into corruption and fraud connected to projects funded by the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration.
DOT-OIG is conducting this investigation with the DANY Construction Fraud Task Force.