In exchange for the plea, prosecutors promised Allah Justice McQueen a sentence of 15 to 21 months, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Investigators used wire taps, stakeouts, video surveillance, and intercepted thousands of phone calls in order bring down the ring.
A man who acted as a lookout for three others who BASE jumped from One World Trade Center in 2013 was sentenced to community service Thursday.
Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith will spend seven years in prison for a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election.
The neighborhood customers, who preferred to use their benefit cards to get cash, cigarettes or alcohol, found a willing cohort in the unscrupulous deli owner, prosecutors said.
Dr. Rogelio Lucas, 77, and Lydia Lucas, 80, were indicted earlier this month for allegedly turning their Upper West Side medical practice into a massive and lucrative pill mill.
A man stood charged Monday with calling in nearly a dozen bomb threats at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and threatening to kill both police and travelers.
Three local postal workers have been charged with writing phony letters for Operation Santa for their own advantage, and stealing gifts for underprivileged children.
The One World Trade Center BASE jumpers appeared in court Wednesday.
Marko Markovich’s parachute, which had been stashed on the roof in advance, had been gnawed by rats.
The proposed park dubbed “Billionaire’s Island” juts out over the Hudson River.
A Queens man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges in last month’s shooting of a New York Police Department officer.
More drama has erupted in the quest for justice for Etan Patz, one month after the case against a man accused in his death ended in a mistrial.
New York City settled a lawsuit last year for $2.75 million stemming from the death.
Opening statements began Monday in the trial of three men who parachuted off One World Trade Center last year.