NYC’s Mayor de Blasio dodged criminal trouble despite myriad investigations over 2 terms
Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall on February 23, 2021 in Manhattan, New York. - Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office/TNS

NEW YORK — Since he was first sworn in as mayor nearly eight years ago, Bill de Blasio has been dogged by allegations of corruption and ethical breaches. Claims have ranged from the familial — He used his NYPD security detail to shuttle his son back-and-forth to college and move his daughter out of her apartment — to the political, as when he faced accusations of doling out business favors to real estate developers who contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to his campaign and causes. But through it all, de Blasio has never been charged with or otherwise formally accused of a crime — inf...