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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, also known as “Spin Ghul,” was named in court papers made public on Wednesday in New York City.
Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, apologized, saying ” I no longer support violent Jihad. I deeply and sincerely regret my involvement with this case.”
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.
Police commissioner Ray Kelly described the grant as a valuable tool to help measure which programs are working and which are not as effective.
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.
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.
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.
Kareem Ibrahim was sentenced Friday in Brooklyn federal court eight months after being convicted of conspiracy.