U.S. Attorney’s Office

Feds Probe Cuomo's Buffalo Billions Project, Possible Link To Campaign ContributionsFederal prosecutors have begun investigating the Cuomo administration and the Buffalo Billion economic development project.
Judge: Spy Case Against Russian Banker Will Go AheadA federal judge refused on Wednesday to throw out a spy case against a Russian banker, rejecting arguments that the U.S government was overreaching.
1 Arrested, 2 Sought In Alleged Russian Spy Ring In New YorkThe U.S. Attorney’s office on Monday announced charges against an alleged Russian spy who accused of illegally gathering intelligence in the United States.
Prosecutors Call For Life Sentence For Bin Laden's Son-In-Law On Terror ConvictionProsecutors said Monday that Osama bin Laden's son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al Qaeda's spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks, which involved he made ``bone-chilling threats'' against America.
Former Basketball Coach In New York Pleads Guilty In Second Child Sex Abuse CaseCortlandt Manor resident Richard Dinizo admitted to sexually abusing seven children all under the age of 11, the U.S. attorney's office said.
Plea Deal Could Result In Freedom For Man Charged In New York Terror PlotFederal prosecutors revealed Tuesday that they are offering a plea deal that could result in freedom for a Tunisian man, who last year was accused of plotting to build a U.S.-based terrorism cell and radicalizing a Canadian man charged in a train derailment plot.
N.J. Doctor Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes From Lab, Faces Up To 5 Years In PrisonProsecutors say Dr. Wayne Lajewski, 51, admitted to accepting bribes of $2,000 cash per month over a two year period in exchange for referring patient blood specimens to the Parsippany-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC.
Prosecutors: Men Sold Knockoff Handbags Online, Defrauded CustomersFive men were indicted Wednesday, on charges offering real luxury handbags at discounted prices on several websites – but actually presenting consumers with knockoffs, or even with nothing at all.
NBA Union Leader Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite LeaveBilly Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.
22 Charged In Alleged Identity Document Fraud RingOf those rounded up in the six-state bust, one is from New York and five are from New Jersey. They're charged in a scheme to provide illegal South Korean immigrants with legitimate IDs.
Gramercy Park Hotel Resolves Handicapped Access ComplaintThe hotel already has some accessible rooms. However, government civil rights lawyers complained that some of its most deluxe areas didn't meet federal standards for handicapped access.
Brooklyn State Sen. Carl Kruger Surrenders To FBIInvestigators said State Sen. Carl Kruger helped businesses overcome bureaucratic hurdles in exchange for help with raising campaign money from the private sector.