- Egypt -- $1.9 million
- Kuwait -- $1.3 million
He's even walking to work these days.
The City signed an agreement with the US State Department back in 2002 to get federal help in collecting the debt. And the -- "hey, pay up or no foreign aid for you" -- strategy appears to be working.
Diplomats have only run up about a quarter million dollars of the total in the last four years.
It's the umpteen years before the agreement where the $18 million really adds up.
New York City has only been able to collect $3 million of the debt owed it before the State Department help. (ABC)