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2 JPMorgan Traders Charged For Alleged Role In Cover-Up Of $6 Billion In Losses

Preet Bharara, the Manhattan U.S. attorney, hinted that the misconduct was not just the work of a couple of rogue traders, but was systemic in a bank that failed to keep adequate watch over its traders.

08/14/2013

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Lawsuit: Westchester County Failing To Comply With Safe Water Drinking Act

A significant portion of Westchester County’s water supply could contain a dangerous microscopic parasite that can cause a potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness for which authorities say there is no known treatment.

08/06/2013

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FBI: ‘Manhattan Madam’ Kristin Davis Charged With Selling Prescription Painkillers

According to federal officials, Davis allegedly sold hundreds of pills, including oxycodone, for cash.

08/06/2013

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Officials: 5 Charged In Largest Hacking, Data Breach Scheme Ever Prosecuted

Indictments were announced Thursday in Newark, where U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman called the case the largest hacking and data breach scheme ever prosecuted in the United States.

07/25/2013

SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg walks out of a New York courthouse after being charged by U.S. prosecutors with engaging in insider trading on March 29, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Feds File Insider-Trading Charges Against Hedge Fund SAC Capital

Federal authorities in New York City announced the criminal charges against SAC Capital Advisors on Thursday. SAC is charged with wire fraud and four counts of securities fraud, but owner Steven Cohen is not charged.

07/25/2013

Two books about America's early days were stolen from the National Library of Sweden in the 1990s. They were repatriated on July 24, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Rare Books On America’s Early Years Returned Years After Being Stolen, Resold

The FBI and the Justice Department held a repatriation ceremony Wednesday for the valuable works stolen from the National Library of Sweden.

07/24/2013

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Accused Colombian Cocaine Distributor, Known As ‘El Loco,’ Pleads Not Guilty

Daniel Barrera, 44, is charged with conspiracy to import narcotics, which can carry a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison, or a maximum of life in prison if he is convicted.

07/10/2013

Austin Romain and Khalif Phillips (credit: Handout)

2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Austin Romain and Khalif Phillips, both 31, were arrested Tuesday while they were at work.

06/18/2013

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NYPD Detective Accused Of Hacking Into Fellow Officers’ Email Accounts

Edwin Vargas, 42, was arrested outside his home in Bronxville on Tuesday morning after FBI agents followed his computer trail, 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reported.

05/21/2013

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

An image from documents released by the U.S. Attorney's office shows the fossil of a Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur. (credit: US Attorney's Office Southern District of New York)

Smuggled Dinosaur Skeleton Returned To Mongolia

It was seized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents after it was sold at auction in New York City for over $1 million last year.

05/06/2013

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Feds: Russian Mob Ran Celebrity Poker Games

Members of Russian organized crime ran high-stakes poker games attended by professional athletes, Hollywood celebrities and Wall Street titans, federal authorities in New York said.

04/16/2013

Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro (credit: Facebook)

Not Guilty Plea Entered By Bronx Assemblyman Who Helped Bring Down Bribery Scandal

Both state and federal prosecutors were using Nelson Castro as a mole in Albany. He wore a wire and helped snare Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson. Stevenson’s been charged in a bribe-for-legislation scandal.

04/10/2013

Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other Advocates Call For Reform In Wake Of Lawmakers’ Arrests

State Sen. Malcolm Smith, City Councilman Dan Halloran and four others were arrested Tuesday in what U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called “an unappetizing smorgasbord of greed” involving “six officials who together build a corridor of corruption.”

04/03/2013

Warehouse that was raided on Vernon Boulevard at 35th Avenue in Long Island City (Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

FBI Breaks Up Knock-Off Auto Parts Ring In Queens, Paterson

Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with an investigation of a knock-off auto parts ring the FBI says supplied New York City taxi companies.

02/19/2013

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