Loretta Lynch

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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Long Island Programmer Accused Of Hacking Former Employer

A Long Island programmer and systems manager is charged with hacking into his former employer’s computer system and causing more than $90,000 in damage.

05/03/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Alleged Al Qaeda Operative Charged With Conspiring To Kill U.S. Diplomats, Military Personnel

Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, also known as “Spin Ghul,” was named in court papers made public on Wednesday in New York City.

03/20/2013

The booking photo of Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis. (credit: Handout)

Quazi Nafis Pleads Guilty In Federal Reserve Bank Bomb Plot Case

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, apologized, saying ” I no longer support violent Jihad. I deeply and sincerely regret my involvement with this case.”

02/07/2013

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Prosecutor: Nafis Sought To Attack U.S. Even Before Leaving Bangladesh

Just who is Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, the suspect in the bomb plot targeting the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan? Prosecutors said he formed his plan to attack the U.S. even before he left Bangladesh.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

Scene where four teens were shot near a playground in Brownsville in August, 2012 (file/credit: CBS 2)

Federal Grant Awarded To Brooklyn Community Plagued By Gun Violence

Police commissioner Ray Kelly described the grant as a valuable tool to help measure which programs are working and which are not as effective.

09/25/2012

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Prosecutors: 98 Charged In Connection With Prescription Drug Sales, Distribution

One of those charged, a doctor from Great Neck, is accused of conspiring to distribute oxycodone to “shoppers” he knew were reselling to addicts, prosecutors said.

06/06/2012

Officials announcing arrests in heroin bust. From left:   FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge Janice K.Fedarcyk, Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas V. Dale, United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch (at podium) (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

FBI, Nassau County Police Break Up Massive Heroin Drug Ring

At least 20 people have been indicted in connection with an operation that sources say sold and distributed a potent brand of heroin that has been linked to several overdose deaths in the region.

03/13/2012

Ebbets Field Houses - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Wikipedia)

U.S. Attorney Announces Gang Indictments For Murder, Racketeering In Brooklyn

They have street names like “Tiger,” “Gunner,” “Dancer,” “Swerve,” and “Bones.” Federal prosecutors charge they are as reckless as they are ruthless in their turf wars.

01/31/2012

Kareem Ibrahim (credit: CBS 2)

Life Sentence For Man Convicted In JFK Airport Terror Plot

Kareem Ibrahim was sentenced Friday in Brooklyn federal court eight months after being convicted of conspiracy.

01/14/2012

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