Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis defends his finances in radio interview

Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis defended himself in the wake of recent federal investigations. (2/14/13)

YONKERS - Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis defended himself in the wake of recent federal investigations into his finances and properties during a radio interview today with WVOX broadcaster Bill O'Shaughnessy.

The FBI and IRS are currently digging into Davis' financial history in addition to serving subpoenas to city employees.

The 74-year-old mayor expressed belief that the federal investigations are a result of him being targeted. He asserted that he is an honest man.

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