Seidemann says that NYPIRG raises more student funding than any other student group and uses student funding for purposes completely unrelated to CUNY. When questioned, CUNY officials linked to NYPIRG have resisted investigating the corruption. NYPIRG's funding at Brooklyn College is now double the student senate's. As well, NYPIRG suppresses dissent on campus.
Seidemann gives this example of NYPIRG-related fraud at CUNY:
Seidemann outlines how similar abuses have occurred around the country.