Former NYC Cop expected to be Indicted on Fraud Charges

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

WHITE PLAINS, N. Y. (AP) _ A law enforcement official says
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik surrendered to face federal corruption charges.

The official says Kerik, who was once President Bush's pick to head the department of Homeland Security, is awaiting a court appearance on Friday.

A person close to the investigation says the indictment against Kerik includes mail and wire fraud, tax fraud and making false statements for a U.S. government position.

The investigation of Kerik arose from allegations that, while a city official, he accepted $165,000 in renovations to his Bronx apartment, paid for by a mob-connected construction company that had sought his help in winning city contracts.

His legal problems could translate into political problems for presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani. The former New York City Mayor endorsed Kerik's 2004 nomination to head homeland security.

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