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FILE -- Officials announce in September 2013 the arrests of several people accused of scheming to cheat on tests for commercial driver's licenses (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

21 More Charged With Cheating On Commercial Driver’s License Tests

An investigation into suspected cheating on New York state tests for licenses to drive such sensitive vehicles as school buses and hazardous-materials trucks has ensnared almost two dozen more people after 19 arrests in September.

04/02/2014

A soccer club official from Long Island has been accused of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi Scheme. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Accused Of Running Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

A Long Island soccer club official has been accused of running a $5-million Ponzi scheme.

12/10/2013

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Prosecutors: NYPD Officer, 2 Others Extorted $24,000 From Astoria Restaurant Owner

NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.

12/03/2013

This photo shows cash, allegedly stolen from ATM machines, being stuffed into a suitcase. (credit: U.S. Department of Justice)

5 More Arrested In $45 Million International Cyberheist Case

The newest defendants are allegedly part of a New York-based cell that swiped $3 million in 10 hours by hitting thousands of ATMs using stolen data from debit cards issued by banks.

11/18/2013

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch (credit: Justice Dept.)

Prosecutor: NYPD Detective Indicted In $10 Million L.I. Burglary Ring ‘Sold His Honor’

Police and prosecutors say that between 2009 and 2012, the ring committed more than 45 commercial and residential burglaries on Long Island. The federal indictment of the five men was unsealed Thursday.

11/14/2013

Marcos Zea. (credit: Handout)

Feds: L.I. Man Wanted To Join Al Qaeda Affiliate, Commit Murder Overseas

Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, of Brentwood is charged with conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to provide material support to terrorists, obstruction of justice and more.

10/18/2013

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Prosecutors: Brooklyn Man Ordered ‘Honor Killings’ In Pakistan

A Pakistani man living in Brooklyn ordered the deaths of two people in Pakistan as retaliation after his daughter was freed from an arranged marriage there, prosecutors said.

09/25/2013

Ronell Wilson, on right. (credit: CBS 2)

Convicted Cop Killer Ronell Wilson Gets Death Penalty

Ronell Wilson, 31, was convicted of killing undercover detectives Rodney Andrews and James Nemorin on Staten Island in 2003. The two were posing as gun buyers.

09/10/2013

Rex Maralit, Wilfredo Maralit, Ariel Maralit. (credit: United States Attorney Eastern District of New York)

U.S. Atty: NYPD Cop, Brothers Charged In Alleged Gun Smuggling Ring

The three are charged with conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act and unlicensed firearms dealing, U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch said.

09/06/2013

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch. (file/credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Feds Indict 9 In Massive International Penny Stock Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors said the global scheme involved pumping up the value of penny stocks. The defendants then allegedly dumped their shares and, in the process, fleeced tens of thousands of investors out of $140 million.

08/13/2013

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L.I. Teen Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Offer Support To Al Qaeda Affiliate

Federal authorities announced Wednesday a high school student from Long Island pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his plans to travel to Yemen to volunteer to fight for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

06/26/2013

Federal agents raided this 7 Eleven in Islip as part of an investigation into a smuggling ring on June 17, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Feds Raid Several 7-Eleven Stores On Long Island

Federal agents and police raided nearly a dozen 7-Eleven stores on Long Island Monday as part of an investigation into identity theft and human smuggling.

06/17/2013

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Former New York State Sen. Pedro Espada Gets 5 Years In Prison

The once-influential politician was convicted previously in a separate case alleging he looted more than $500,000 from taxpayer-subsidized health clinics in the Bronx.

06/14/2013

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8 Charged With Stealing Millions In Connection With Global ATM Cyber Attacks

Alleged members of a local cyber crime cell stole nearly $3 million from thousands of ATMs across New York City in a matter of hours, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

05/09/2013

Sen. John Sampson (credit: CBS 2)

State Sen. John Sampson Charged With Embezzlement, Lying To FBI

State Sen. John Sampson has been indicted on two counts embezzlement, five counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements to the FBI, prosecutors announced Monday.

05/06/2013

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