NEW YORK — New York City's finance commissioner will be taking over a prominent city charity a week after its longtime CEO was fired amid a state criminal investigation.David Frankel is poised to replace William Rapfogel at the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty at the end of September.
The charity last week said it was terminating Rapfogel because of "financial irregularities" and "apparent misconduct."
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched a criminal investigation with Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.The nonprofit has long had strong political backing. It has collected more than $26 million in government grants in recent years.
Last week, Rapfogel apologized for "the mistakes" that led to his departure