Prosecutors: Brooklyn Man Conned Parents Of Abducted Children Out Of MoneyPeter Senese set up two websites claiming he was the founding director of a not-for-profit operation called the "I CARE Foundation," prosecutors said. On the sites, he claimed to have a track record of recovering children who had been abducted and taken abroad.
Bharara Defends Remarks, Handling Of Sheldon Silver Criminal CaseFrom his use of Twitter to a so-called ``perp walk'' that consisted of a car ride, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Avon To Pay $135 Million After Unit Admits To Bribing Chinese OfficialsAvon Products Inc. will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials there.
Correction Officer, Terrence Pendergrass, Convicted In Rikers Island Inmate's 2012 DeathA New York City jail correction officer has been convicted of a civil rights charge after a jury concluded he ignored the pleas of a dying Rikers Island inmate who had swallowed a toxic soap ball.
Rikers Correction Officer Convicted Of Smuggling Pot, Other ItemsA Rikers Island correction officer was convicted Friday of smuggling drugs and other items into the jail.
Federal Authorities In N.Y. Charge 7 In Georgia-Based Debt Collection ScamFederal authorities in New York say they've brought criminal charges against seven people in a debt collection scam run out of Georgia.
Texas Man Charged In New York In First Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme CaseFederal prosecutors in New York on Thursday announced the first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme involving bitcoins.
NYC Accused By Feds Of Ripping Off Medicaid With False ClaimsThe federal government has filed a lawsuit against New York City, alleging that the city ripped off Medicaid for millions of dollars by submitting tens of thousands of false claims.
West Islip Man Sentenced For Defrauding Broadway Producers Of 'Rebecca'A former stockbroker who admitted conning the Broadway producers of "Rebecca" has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.
Feds: More Reforms Needed at Rikers IslandA federal prosecutor cautioned Tuesday that New York City's efforts to curb abuses of youth offenders at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex need to go further.
Reports: Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Mentioned As Possible Attorney General ReplacementConnecticut's senior senator is being mentioned in reports as a possible choice to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.