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Real Estate Broker Gets House Arrest in Homeless-Shelter Bribery Scheme – The New York Times

Real Estate Broker Gets House Arrest in Homeless-Shelter Bribery Scheme – The New York Times

 

The broker, Sheina Levin, was a former business partner of Victor Rivera, whose dealings were the subject of a New York Times investigation.A New York real estate broker was sentenced to nine months of house arrest this week for paying a former shelter operator hundreds of thousands of dollars in a yearslong bribery scheme to profit from city funding meant for homeless people.The broker, Sheina Levin, 61, owned a real estate company in Brooklyn. As the ranks of homeless people swelled in the city in recent years and the need for shelters grew more urgent, she paid a prominent shelter operator,… 

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