Finger Pointing

Bungling the Donovan probe

The bugs and wiretaps placed by the FBI in a windowless Bronx warehouse recorded a sordid tale of dealings between New Jersey's Schiavone Construction Co. and a subcontracting firm run by William Masselli, a soldier in the Genovese Mafia clan. But the FBI did not bring up these taps during the confirmation hearings last year of Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan, who was a vice president and part owner of Schiavone, even though Donovan's name came up in the recorded conversations. FBI Director William Webster last week sought to shift the blame for this lapse away from his organization....

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