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A New York contractor working on a Brooklyn affordable housing project hired goons to pour acid and beat workers who blew the whistle on a kickback scheme, where a city official was indicted court papers show.

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According to the New York Daily News, Bogdan Starzecki, head of MCR Restoration Corp., bribed his way into city contracts to get a piece of a $13 million public housing project in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

The violence began after, workers sued Starzecki and an associate for forcing them to take ick back wages to keep their jobs.

“Give them a f—–g beating. … Those people who f—–g did this to me, I will f—–g get them one by one,” a Keystone operative told a hired thug in a secretly recorded phone call.

Read more at the New York Daily News.

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