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New York Branch of the Arab Bank on East 52nd Street. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims Of Hamas Suicide Bombings Sue Arab Bank For Allegedly Funding Terrorism

Attorneys for victims of Hamas suicide bombings from 2000 to 2004 are accusing an international bank of financing terror, sometimes allegedly running the money through a branch on Madison Avenue.

08/14/2014

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, William Rapfogel (file/credit: Facebook/Met Council)

Former Met Council CEO Admits To Stealing $1 Million From Charity, Pleads Guilty

William Rapfogel, 59, pleaded guilty to grand larceny, money laundering and other charges in a case that had rattled city and state political circles.

04/23/2014

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Bergen County Woman, Adult Daughter Accused In Loan Modification Scheme

An Englewood Cliffs, N.J. woman and her adult daughter were facing money laundering charges Tuesday, stemming from an alleged loan modification scheme.

04/15/2014

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Father-Son Pimps Sentenced To Prison For Prostitution, Money Laundering Convictions

Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa., were sentenced Monday in Manhattan to three to nine years in prison. They were acquitted of sex trafficking.

07/08/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Self-Professed Father-Son Pimps Acquitted On Sex Trafficking Charge

Vincent George Jr. and Sr. were convicted of money laundering and promoting prostitution and still face significant jail time.

06/19/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Closing Arguments Under Way In NYC Sex Trafficking Case

Closing arguments were underway Thursday in the trial of Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., a case that drew widespread attention after several prostitutes took the witness stand to defend their pimps.

06/06/2013

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces charges in online money laundering scheme (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Feds Announce Takedown Of Online ‘Bank Of Choice For The Criminal Underworld’

Federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online bank that handled $6 billion for drug dealers, child pornographers, identity thieves and other criminals around the globe.

05/28/2013

A bank teller displays $100 bills (file/credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/GettyImages)

Newark Couple Charged With Tax Fraud, Money Laundering

A Newark couple was charged Wednesday with failing to file tax returns for three unregistered companies, as well as money laundering.

02/06/2013

Paula Lee (Credit: Morris County Prosecutor's Office)

New Jersey Psychic Accused Of Conning 5 Clients Out Of Over $331,000

A New Jersey psychic is facing theft, money laundering and tax-evasion charges after several victims said she conned them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

06/21/2012

Franklin Delacruz and Jose Tremillo-Carnillo (credit: Handout)

Police: New Jersey State Trooper Finds $783,000 During Traffic Stop

Two Bronx men have been arrested after a New Jersey state trooper found $783,000 in their vehicle during a traffic stop, police said.

04/25/2012

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Former Payroll Consultant Arrested In NY Scandal

The project manager who developed New York City’s troubled CityTime payroll system has been arrested on charges that he received at least $5 million in kickbacks for his work.

05/27/2011

Joseph Vas

Ex-Perth Amboy Mayor Gets Six Years In Corruption Case

Former Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.

04/12/2011

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Consultant Pleads Guilty In NY Timekeeping Scandal

A business consultant has pleaded guilty to paying bribes as part of a scheme to land lucrative government contracts related to New York City’s effort to computerize its worker timekeeping system.

02/10/2011

Joseph Vas

Vas Pleads Guilty To State Corruption Charges

Former Perth Amboy and state assemblyman Joseph Vas has pleaded guilty to official misconduct, theft and money laundering charges.

11/18/2010

Sen. Robert Menendez swears-in Anthony Suarez for his second term as Mayor of Ridgefield, NJ - Photo: Borough of Ridgefield

Informants’ Missing Texts Argued In NJ Mayor’s Trial

Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the third trial stemming from last year’s huge federal corruption sting.

10/04/2010