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Ackerman resigns from Suffolk consulting job

Aug 29, 2019 - Newsday (New York)
Board and Executive Moves

Former U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman has left his consulting job with the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a teenage boy at a Boy Scout camp more than 50 years ago, officials said.

Ackerman, 76, notified officials on Monday that "he was withdrawing from further engagement with the county due to personal considerations," said Jason Elan, a spokesman for County Executive Steve Bellone.

"The former Congressman is no longer wor...