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.
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.
The FBI and the Justice Department held a repatriation ceremony Wednesday for the valuable works stolen from the National Library of Sweden.
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.
Austin Romain and Khalif Phillips, both 31, were arrested Tuesday while they were at work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Ji Yun Lee “functioned as a ‘go-to’ prescription pill dispenser for those who were willing to pay his inflated prices.”
A dozen members of three of the Genovese, Gambino and Luchese crime families are among those in custody, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Attorneys for 15 New York City police officers facing trial on ticket fixing charges asked Judge Stephen Barrett on Monday to toss out or limit key wiretap evidence against the cops.