Adam Clayton Powell Took Campaign Cash From Ex-Con Who Owns Strip Club Sin City

September 3, 2010  |  

(NY Daily News) — The leading contender to dethrone Rep. Charles Rangel took thousands in campaign cash from an ex-con Wall Streeter who owns a notorious Bronx strip club. Asked about the donations on Wednesday, Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell 4th told the Daily News he would return the money. But Powell had trouble keeping his story straight on what he knew about Konstantine (Gus) Drakopoulos and the Sin City Cabaret when he accepted the cash.

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