The former official of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been charged with obvious fraud and sold it personally after purchasing an equivalent of $ 60,000 iPhone with taxpayers' money.
Angel Barbosa, the former chief procurement officer of the former metropolitan transport organization, was charged with filing fake documents from the former occupation who was able to gain higher salaries with theft and MTA. Barbosa complains "not guilty" to complaints.
The prosecution claims that Barbosa ordered a total of 63 iPhones from vendors. This purchase did not proceed according to appropriate procurement procedures. Barbosa then had an iPhone worth $ 58,153.57 shipped to his home address before profitable from the associate and sold. The incident occurred in 2016.
Spokesperson of the MTA said that Barbosa "was dismissed as soon as he knew of an unfair claim." Since 2013, I left the post in 2017.
"When Angel Barbosa initially cheated New Yorker from tens of thousands of dollars in the form of improperly swept salary, it was about 6 times from taxpayers in smartphone procurement and resale plan," said Cyrus Vance Jr., District Court in Manhattan. Stole a million dollars "statement