NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson has agreed to pay a fine for using police officers to deliver his personal meals.

As WCBS 880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, Thompson has agreed to pay $15,000 as part of a settlement with the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board.

He admitted to using thousands of dollars from the Kings County District Attorney’s office to pay for his personal meals between January 2014 and February 2015.

On some of those occasions, the DA would have his members of his detail use their own money to pay for the meals, Colombini reported. His officers would reimburse them, sometimes after a delay.

Thompson repaid all the funds to the office before any enforcement action was taken.

He said in a statement that he accepts full responsibility for the violation and regrets that it occurred.

Comments (2)
  1. Katrina says:

    ANYone flaunting their power doesn’t deserve their position. Did he feel he was oppressed as a person of color and entitled to have someone else pay for him to eat? Just look how the “system” held him back to be “just” a DA. Put his cheating self back on the street and let him start over. Replace him with someone who knows what law and order and honesty stands for.

  2. KatiLu says:

    This piece of dung regrets that he was caught. If he regretted it occurred, it never would have happened. Just another “official” abusing their power. Get him out!

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