By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Nine contractors have been indicted for allegedly bribing supers at New York City Housing Authority developments.

Prosecutors say they have undercover video evidence of the bribes for so-called “micro purchase” contracts.

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In one video, a man can be heard saying, “Listen, I got one of the gift cards… I put $500 for you inside, but I forgot at home.”

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The Brooklyn district attorney’s office, along with the city Department of Investigation, announced the charges Monday.

“In exchange for these supers to award them a small procurement contract and allow the contractors to do minor repairs at these NYCHA housing complexes, they were given basically cash kickback,” Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez said.

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Gonzalez said it’s believed the corruption goes beyond the nine people charged.

CBSNewYork Team