Notes from Bloombergland

W.Va. to Bloomberg: Nanny this:

“… New York City has sent out undercover investigators to catch gun dealers violating background check laws. But West Virginia lawmakers want to make it a crime for investigators to conduct such sting operations in West Virginia. The Legislature passed a measure Saturday that targets anyone who tries to entice a firearms dealer or private seller under circumstances that the individual knows is unlawful. The bill addresses a tactic employed by New York during stings conducted last year at seven guns shows in Tennessee, Ohio and Nevada …”

New York City First Deputy Criminal Justice Coordinator Frederico Gebauer Joins Kroll As Managing Director:

Kroll, the world’s leading risk consulting company, announced today that Frederico Gebauer, formerly First Deputy Criminal Justice Coordinator for the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York, has joined the firm’s Business Intelligence and Investigations practice as a managing director in its New York office. Gebauer will supervise a wide variety of assignments including corporate investigations, fraud and detection, due diligence and regulatory issues …  He helped conceive and direct Mayor Bloomberg’s national campaign against illegal guns, including the creation of “Mayors Against Illegal Guns,” a bi-partisan coalition of over 340 mayors, and the development of the nation’s first gun offender registration statute. He also helped develop and oversee innovative litigation against corrupt gun dealers in five other states …”

Mayor’s gal: I’m not running:

“Diana Taylor, the longtime girlfriend of Mayor Bloomberg and a former state government official, said yesterday she won’t challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the election … She met with National Republican Senatorial Committee staffers within the past 10 days to discuss the possibility, and hadn’t closed the door on it, multiple sources said …”