A Venezuelan tourist was acquitted Monday of shoplifting at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in one of several cases of shoppers saying they were wrongly accused of stealing at major New York City retailers.
Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whittaker said in a published report that he was wrongly accused of shoplifting at a deli on the Upper West Side.
There was an emotional homecoming Thursday for a Long Island man who spent 18 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit. While on vacation with his wife in Vermont, she was brutally murdered and the crime was pinned on him.
Imagine being wrongly accused and jailed for it. That’s exactly what happened to a Brooklyn man who gained his freedom only after technology backed up his story.