New York City mayor misused security detail for personal benefit, watchdog says

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Reuters

By Joseph Ax and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) -New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s security detail was misused for personal tasks, including helping his daughter move and shuttling his son to and from college, a watchdog agency said on Thursday, likening the actions to a “concierge service.” It also said the mayor has not paid back the city for more than $300,000 in security expenses related to his presidential campaign. In a 47-page report, the city’s department of investigation (DOI) found that a police van and members of the mayor’s protective police detail aided Chiara de Blasio’s mo…

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