U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara
Federal reports called Finkle’s investigation division ineffectual, understaffed and biased in favor of correction officers.
A new poll released Monday indicated that most New York state voters believe corruption is a serious problem in Albany, but most are unfamiliar with the anti-corruption commission the governor shuttered in April.
Halloran was found guilty Tuesday in a scheme to bribe Republican party leaders so state Sen. Malcolm Smith, a Democrat, could run for the GOP line in the New York City mayoral race.
According to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the successful drug trade at the store also led to violence.
Two men from upstate laced their heroin with a powerful anesthetic, stuffed it into packets stamped “Breaking Bad” and sold it around the Hudson Valley, resulting in at least three fatal overdoses, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Bonafacio Flores-Mendez was the leader of a 10-year-long international sex trafficking conspiracy, luring young women from Mexico to New York with promises of a better life, only to force them to work as prostitutes.
Federal agents on Tuesday arrested a New York City Police officer on charges of fraud and identity theft, after he allegedly gave out other people’s driver’s license information to use falsely.
On Aug. 18, 2012, inmate Jason Echevarria, who was in a mental health unit, swallowed a powerful disinfectant commonly referred to as a “soap ball” which he was given by a new correction officer after a sewage backup in his cell, officials said.
A Brooklyn rabbi and teacher at a girls’ seminary was arrested by federal agents Wednesday, on charges that he was downloading and distributing child pornography.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Monday that more than 10,000 people whose indirect investments with Bernard Madoff prevented them from eligibility for billions of dollars will get to make claims against a $2.35 billion fund.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that the forfeiture of a Midtown Manhattan office building allegedly controlled by the Iranian government shows the U.S. means business in sanctions against Iran.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a new state commission Tuesday night that recent corruption in New York state politics infects state and local officials of both major parties, and has reached intolerable proportions.
Three defendants were convicted Tuesday in a scheme to help Long Island Rail Road employees receive disability payments by exaggerating or making up ailments.
Richard Dinizo, 58, of Cortland Manor was arrested Thursday morning and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and transporting child pornography.
There were three distinct parts to this public corruption and bribery scandal, but in all three money flowed freely and, at times, city and state funds — your tax dollars — paid the freight.