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NY Mayor Adams creates legal defense fund amid fed’s probe of 2021 campaign donations

Federal authorities are investigating whether the Turkish government or Turkish citizens illegally funneled donations into Adams’ campaign.

Published: November 20, 2023 9:19am

Updated: November 20, 2023 9:33am

New York Mayor Eric Adams has created a legal defense fund amid the federal investigation into his 2021 campaign.

Federal authorities are investigating whether the Turkish government or Turkish citizens illegally funneled donations into Adams’ campaign in exchange for the Democrat mayor providing political favors, according to the New York Post.

The fund as very specific rules including a maximum $5,000 donation outside of the normal campaign cycle, and the names and addresses of donors must be reported to the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board.

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