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New York State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa has resigned and pleaded guilty to entering into a sham marriage for U.S. citizenship. (Credit: CBS 2)

Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa Resigns, Admits To Sham Marriage For Citizenship

New York State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa resigned from office Friday, as she joined a growing list of corrupt politicians with a confession in court.

06/27/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Madoff Accountant Admits To Role In Infamous Ponzi Scheme

A senior partner at a New York accounting firm has now pleaded guilty to his role in the multi-billion dollar Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.

06/24/2014

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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

Police in Rockland County are investigating the murder of Peggy Nadell, 81. (Credit CBS 2)

Third Woman Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Rockland County Woman, 80

A third woman admitted her part Thursday in the killing of an activist from Rockland County – leaving only the victim’s daughter-in-law in Florida fighting charges.

06/19/2014

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Jersey City Cop Admits To Stealing, Extorting From Government Informant

A Jersey City police officer admitted Friday that he stole more than half a million cigarettes, and extorted $20,000, from a person he thought was a drug courier.

05/30/2014

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads Guilty

Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.

05/05/2014

Gavel

Judge Sentencing Russian Mobsters Who Pleaded Guilty To Running Illegal Poker Games

Judge Jesse Furman on Wednesday ordered 53-year-old Adam Trincher to prison immediately to begin a five-year sentence. Trincher sobbed as he apologized.

04/30/2014

New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman (credit: USAO)

N.J. Doctor Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes From Lab, Faces Up To 5 Years In Prison

Prosecutors say Dr. Wayne Lajewski, 51, admitted to accepting bribes of $2,000 cash per month over a two year period in exchange for referring patient blood specimens to the Parsippany-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC.

04/09/2014

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Rucker Park in Harlem on July 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Admits To Opening Fire At Harlem Basketball Tournament

A man pleaded guilty Thursday to a 2012 shooting that wounded five people during a basketball tournament at Rucker Park in Harlem.

01/16/2014

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Report: Bronx Nurse Pleads Guilty To Stealing Drugs From E.R.

She said she got the drugs from a secure medical-storage system by entering the name of a patient without the doctor’s permission. The patient had been recently discharged.

11/23/2013

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Hedge Fund SAC Capital Admits To Insider Trading

One of the world’s most powerful hedge funds pleaded guilty this week to insider trading charges.

11/09/2013

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Monmouth County, N.J. Company Admits To Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Monmouth County, N.J.-based public adjusting company has admitted to submitting fraudulent insurance claims, in an attempt to bilk an area insurer out of more than $15,000.

09/23/2013

John Azabache was arraigned on rape charges on the same day that he was supposed to be married. (Credit CBS 2)

Ossining Math Teacher Pleads Guilty To Rape

A high school teacher in Ossining pleaded guilty to a rape charge this week, admitting to having sex with a 16-year-old student.

09/18/2013

Jonathan Stewart was arrested in September  2012 after police said he beat and choked a 21-year-old woman and then dragged her into some bushes and raped her. He has pleaded guilty, the Manhattan DA announced on Sept. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Hudson River Park Rape Suspect Pleads Guilty

Jonathan Stewart, 26, pleaded guilty to rape and criminal sexual act Monday and was expected to be sentenced on Sept. 30. The convicted sex offender faces more than 30 years behind bars.

09/09/2013

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Former Fundraiser For Rep. Grimm Admits To Immigraton Fraud

A former campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty to an immigration fraud charge this week.

08/17/2013

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