NYC Crane Inspector Booked for Corruption

Not tied to recent collapse, city says
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 6, 2008 8:17 PM CDT
The scene of the recent crane collapse.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – New York cops collared the city’s chief crane inspector on corruption charges today, but officials see no link to last week's fatal crane collapse. James Delayo, a 26-year Buildings Department veteran, is accused of taking money to issue fake crane appraisals and supplying cheat sheets for a city exam, the New York Daily News reports.