PROOF IS IN THE PROFFER
By Josh Resnek
Since we found out the mayor is inclined to speak to the FBI in a formal fashion many Everett people, friends of the mayor and foes alike, have asked us, “What has he done? What is this proffer he signed all about? What does it mean?”
The mayor has been, and very likely remains, an FBI informant – that’s what it means.
If you speak with the mayor, or have business deals with him or have done things that aren’t exactly by the book, it is very likely he could inform on you to the FBI to allow him to continue to operate inside city hall, in Aruba, or wherever he goes during the day.
If you play cards with him in the North End, if you bargain for a contract with him, if you do a deal with him, well, he could report all that.
The proffer he signed proves he’s done this and is doing this.
The proffer is not a commendation for bringing the casino here.
It is an indictment of sorts.