A judge sentenced the former chief executive of taxi-medallion lender Melrose Credit Union to 46 months in prison after a conviction at trial on two counts of bribery.
Alan Kaufman, 62, ran one of the city’s most important taxi-medallion lenders until shortly before its collapse in 2017. In March a Manhattan jury found him guilty of accepting a rent-free condo from Tony Georgiton, the president of a large Queens taxi fleet and important Melrose customer known as “Tony the Greek.” Kaufman also was convicted of accepting lavish vacations from CBS Radio as a reward for Melrose buying more advertising.
Kaufman said in court Wednesday that he had three
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