FBI probe into Adams’ campaign examining whether he helped fast-track opening of Turkish consulate in NYC

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New York Daily News

On the heels of winning the city’s 2021 Democratic mayoral primary, Eric Adams called up the head of the FDNY and urged him to clear the way for the Turkish government to open its gleaming new consulate in Manhattan despite safety concerns at the high-rise building, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to the Daily News on Monday. The source, who was not authorized to discuss the matter with the press and spoke on condition of anonymity, said Adams’ outreach to then-FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro in late summer 2021 is being scrutinized by federal investigators as part of a public corru…

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