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Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes

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Brooklyn District Attorney: 23 Arrested For Selling Untaxed Cigarettes

Nearly two dozen people have been arrested for allegedly buying and distributing untaxed cigarettes, evading over $2 million in city and state taxes.

02/29/2012

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Brooklyn DA: 8 Indicted In Welfare, Medicaid Fraud Cases

Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes said the largest individual theft is charged against 58-year-old Mohammed Irshad Chaudhry.

01/31/2012

Suspected cop killer Lamont Pride (credit: Handout)

Judge At Center Of Accused Cop Killer’s Release Controversy Has Critics, Defenders

The judge who released NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s alleged killer — without bail — a month before the murder was under fire on Thursday. Some are saying she made a huge mistake.

12/15/2011

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18 People Arrested For Real Estate Fraud In Brooklyn

For too long, Brooklyn residents have fallen victim to real estate scammers. Now, the Brooklyn D.A. and Sen. Schumer warn perpetrators to watch out.

03/28/2011