This story by Lanning Taliaferro first appeared on New City Patch on June 29, 2017
“Rockland Legislator Charles Falciglia is calling on the federal government to force local governments to report questionable financial activities — something he says local officials are often unwilling to do. Many think it’s not their job, many are afraid of political retaliation, others succumb to the “re-election factor,” he said.
He said monitoring property tax collection, for example, could be useful for fighting money laundering. [Read more…]