Four men have been charged with intimidating witnesses in an Ultra-Orthodox sex abuse case involving a spiritual adviser accused of molesting a teenage girl for years.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes defended his record on sex abuse cases within the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Cases often fall apart because of witness intimidation, but now the DA now hopes a task force will help find a solution.
Under the suggestion of former Mayor Ed Koch, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is putting together a task force Friday to address witness intimidation issues in sex crime cases in the communities.
Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes has released an expanded report on the nearly 100 members of the city’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community who have been investigated for alleged sex crimes.
The handling of sexual abuse cases in the Ultra-Orothodox Hasidic Jewish community has drawn increased criticism.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said that the Mayor and others have unfairly criticized his handling of allegations of sexual abuse in the Ultra Orthodox community.
The Brooklyn District Attorney conceals the names of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish defendants and didn’t raise objection to rabbis deciding whether an allegation of abuse can be brought to police or the DA, a report said.
According to the report from the organization Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 77,000 children in New York were confirmed victims of abuse and neglect in 2010. 114 of them died.
The Brooklyn district attorney isinvestigating the death of a 2-week-old at Maimonides Medical Center last September.
Brownsville had been terrorized since last year by violent territorial disputes between the Wave Gang and Hood Stars, the Brooklyn district attorney’s office said.
An elevator repairman has been indicted by a grand jury on criminal charges after a woman was severely injured at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
New York City is thought to play a role in the international trafficking trade, both as an entry point for smugglers from abroad and as a city where victims are put to work.
A former stockbroker has been indicted for cheating investors out of their savings. Prosecutors say in some cases the scheme involved altering checks in a very creative way.
Psychiatrists have also determined that Aron is mentally competent to stand trial and that he understands the charges against him.
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