NY Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin submitted incorrect information on background check
Brian A. Benjamin attends an event at Gracie Mansion on July 18, 2019, in New York City. - Mike Coppola/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin provided incorrect information on a background check he submitted to the governor’s office and state police as part of the vetting process he had to undergo to take on his current role, a Daily News’ review of public records and Benjamin’s own statements show. According to the background check form, which was signed by Benjamin and dated Aug. 16, the former state senator answered “no” to an inquiry about whether he’d ever been contacted by “a regulatory body concerning any possible legal, regulatory, ethical, or campaign finance, infraction or violat...