ife by the Department of Buildings, after it found Schnall had regularly used his professional filing privileges to try to circumvent the zoning resolution and construction codes.
According to the DA, Schnall and four others conspired to conceal the existence of asbestos at 816-817 Fifth Avenue before applying for construction work permits.
These defendants are accused of greedily taking dangerous shortcuts – bypassing safety measures that are put in place to protect the public from serious and unnecessary health risks – to maximize profits at any cost, including the well-being of employees and prospective tenants, Gonzalez said in a statement.
The indictment includes 61 counts, with charges including fifth-degree conspiracy, first-degree falsifying business records, and second-degree reckless endangerment.
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