Sound the alarm today, goon tomorrow

10th November 2000 at 00:00
If you suspect questionable dealing in the National Grid for Learning it's unlikely to be anywhere near as dramatic as this report in The New York Post: "Frank Mosco, the whistleblower in the largest Board of Education scandal in decades, won't leave his home without a bullet-proof vest. Mosco started wearing body armour a few months after he says four goons attacked him in QuensI The beating occurred just days after the Queens District Attorney Richard Brown issued grand jury subpoenas to targets of a massive kickback and corruption probe." Mosco was the low (losing) bidder for a $2.9 million contract to supply schools with technology and that it had earlier warned the board had been paying too much for equipment.

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