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Jews Arrested in Gas Bribery Case

A group of frum Jews were among the people arrested by the FBI on charges of bribing corrupted National Grid employees. Full Story, Video

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#8
January 15, 2017 11:37 pm

I guess you have not seen the rents for an apartment in NYC, You can not get an studio apartment less then 2000 unless you live in the projects or section 8, It was all about greed bottom line

Hypocritical
January 13, 2017 8:12 am

Almost every judge on the Court was elected or appointed through a corrupt political system of bribery. So now they’re going to judge others and hold them to a higher standard.

Hashem gives the parnasa
January 13, 2017 6:56 am

You cant get more parnasa than what is determined on rosh hashana by going against torah. Whatever you think you gain that way is lost in another way. Everything is in the hand of heaven except fear of heaven

Agree with 8
January 13, 2017 2:28 am

Even though we all hate the national grid and their laziness, Yaakov (8) has a point.

keep in mind one very important fact
January 13, 2017 2:03 am

by some Yidden unfortunately money is its own religion & the primary one & with many of them there is the added ilness of liberalism

now I see the advantage
January 13, 2017 2:00 am

I am in the plumbing line but stay away from gas service emaning for the most part i don’t get involved in gas piping & Much of my work is outside Nyc limits ever since the big gas explosion in nyc a couple of years ago con ed response has become slower more paper work & bs all on line nothing in person or by phone & i Am sure national Grid has followed at ;least withThe D.O. B. p;lumbers can sometimes self certify

New York
January 13, 2017 1:09 am

I miss Crown Heights very much. However, New York City is absolutely insane and nearly impossible to live in. Gas company, the electric utility, parking enforcement, Building Department, all harass and abuse their customers in a way that doesn’t happen anywhere else. Read the article: no unsafe conditions, and these people paid for the gas, they just went around the idiots at National Grid to get meters faster. I’m not saying it was right, but I sure do understand them.

Yakov
January 12, 2017 11:28 pm

Chevra, Pls stop doing illegal activities whether you feel they are justified or not. You do not want your wife and kids visiting you in prison.

We are Jews
January 12, 2017 11:23 pm

#3 & #4. What you have described is known in the velt as “situational morality.” Meaning it is ok to lie or to steal or to risk other people’s lives if you think you need/deserve the gelt. You have it all wrong – we are held to a higher standard not to lie or cheat whether for a few measly dollars or for a tempting big pile of money. A person is either 100% honest or not and HaShem knows the difference .Mind games don’t kasher crimes. What kind of morals can we expect from our kinderlach when they read… Read more »

I'll explain
January 12, 2017 10:40 pm

When you finish a building you need to have a gas sign off from national grid they take ages to do one of my buildings I finished over a year so if you skip that process you can start collecting rent a year early now if you have 30 Apartments in your buildings think of what money your loosing so unfortunately some pepole got pieces and yes it’s a chillul hashem

Thay didn't steal anything
January 12, 2017 10:23 pm

Read what they are being blamed of doing is that Con Ed holds people hostage making them wait months to get a meter so all these guys did was help arrange a quicker meter if any of us were in that situation we would do the same. Every month homeowners and building owners haveing apartments sitting its $1000s of dollars, Dan Likav Schus every jew is precious.

John
January 12, 2017 9:40 pm

BS”D not condoning illegal activity and it certainly is not worth jail for a few measly bucks but in NYC with its antiquated laws favoring tenants and no rent increases maybe they had to take extreme measures or lose their buildings

liars and cheats
January 12, 2017 9:27 pm

National, Grid is nasty,slow to respond. Their only aggressive when it comes to collecting money.

Midwest lady
January 12, 2017 9:00 pm

Sounds like greed… not nice

Very Sad
January 12, 2017 6:06 pm

Don’t really have all the facts & details, but seems like a chillul Hashem. They might have had good intentions. Life can be complicated & confusing. Only thing that’s really clear is how badly we need Moshiach!

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