Mayoradams(Eric Adams) after an encounter with the FBI (FBI), its team once hinted that some members may have engaged in “improper behavior” in destroying evidence, which is attention-grabbing. According to the latest revelations from sources, charges are likely to be leveled against city official Rana Abbasova. After the FBI raided her home, she informed her colleagues and asked them to delete her text messages.
Adams was accused of improperly accepting funding from Turkey in the 2021 election and was investigated by the FBI as a result. The FBI raided the home of Adams’ chief fundraising aide, Brianna Suggs, on November 2 this year, which received widespread attention. The same day, the New Jersey home of Abasova, a close assistant to Adams, was also raided and investigators seized her electronic devices.
According to the Daily News, citing unnamed sources, Abbasova informed her colleagues to “delete” her text messages after the raid. This tip-off drama is exactly what Adams campaign attorney Boyd Johnson previously referred to as “an individual who has recently engaged in inappropriate behavior.” Johnson also said at the time that he “immediately and proactively reported this conduct to investigators.” Later, FBI agents confiscated Adams’ electronic devices. Sources revealed that Abbasova’s behavior was the reason for confiscating the mayor’s phone.
It is unclear who the colleagues who tipped off Abbasova were, as the source declined to provide further details. Adams issued a statement on the 20th saying that he had nothing to do with the incident and stressed that he would continue to cooperate with the investigation. The Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office, which is involved in the investigation, and Abbasova herself declined to comment. According to city officials, Abbasova is currently “on leave.”
Abbasova took service from AdamsbrooklynHe worked under her when she was (Brooklyn) Borough President. After entering city government, she was primarily responsible for the mayor’s schedules and accompanying him to public events. According to the official website of the city government, Abasova’s official position is that of the city’s protocol director for international affairs, responsible for maintaining relations between Adams and the Middle East and Central Asian countries, as well as the Muslim and Russian-speaking communities. . Abbasova’s role in Adams’s 2021 campaign is unclear at this time.