Brooklyn

New York News: Brooklyn Man, Mark Krivoi Convicted of Kidnapping and Extortion Conspiracy

Defendant Assaulted and Threatened Teen Entrepreneur for Operating a Competing Business Brooklyn, N.Y. – Following six days of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn today returned a guilty verdict against Mark Krivoi on all four counts of an indictment charging him with kidnapping, kidnapping conspiracy, extortion and extortion conspiracy in connection with the violent assault … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn Man, Mark Krivoi Convicted of Kidnapping and Extortion Conspiracy

New York News: Brooklyn, Lorindo Powell, Defendant Sentenced to 51 Months’ Imprisonment for Defrauding Elderly Victims in Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams

Brooklyn Victim Left Homeless After She was Induced by Defendant to Stop Making Mortgage Payments and Give the Money to the Defendant Instead Brooklyn, N.Y. – Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Lorindo Powell was sentenced by United States District Judge Margo K. Brodie to 51 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay $770,632.50 in … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Lorindo Powell, Defendant Sentenced to 51 Months’ Imprisonment for Defrauding Elderly Victims in Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams

New York News: Brooklyn, Larry Pagett, Leader of Brooklyn Street Gang, Eight Trey Crips, Convicted of Murder In-Aid-Of Racketeering

Defendant Gunned Down Gang Rival in a Crowded Nightclub Brooklyn, N.Y. – Following eight days of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn today convicted Larry Pagett, a leader of the Eight Trey Crips street gang, of murder in-aid-of racketeering. Pagett faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison when he is sentenced by United States … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Larry Pagett, Leader of Brooklyn Street Gang, Eight Trey Crips, Convicted of Murder In-Aid-Of Racketeering

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

Washington, DC – A New York federal court has ordered New York corporation Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) and its Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Gelfman of Brooklyn, New York, to pay in total over $2.5 million in civil monetary penalties and restitution in what was the first anti-fraud enforcement action involving Bitcoin filed by the Commodity … Continue reading CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

NEW YORK | Financially hard-up women get help in pursuing MeToo cases

NEW YORK — A dollar store cashier from Brooklyn. Five fire department paramedics in Chicago. An aspiring singer shunned by Nashville’s country music establishment. Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, they’ve now teamed up with top-notch lawyers to pursue #MeToo-style sex harassment cases that they otherwise couldn’t have afforded. In its early phases, the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Financially hard-up women get help in pursuing MeToo cases

New York News: Colombian Veterinarian, Andres Lopez Elorez Pleads Guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court to Heroin Importation Conspiracy

Defendant was a Member of Conspiracy that Used Puppies to Secretly Transport Narcotics Brooklyn, N.Y. – Andres Lopez Elorez pleaded guilty today before United States Magistrate Judge Robert M. Levy in federal court in Brooklyn to conspiring to import heroin into the United States. Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of … Continue reading New York News: Colombian Veterinarian, Andres Lopez Elorez Pleads Guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court to Heroin Importation Conspiracy

New York News: Owner of Queens Pharmacies, Aleah Mohammed Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicare and Medicaid

Defendant’s Pharmacies Received Reimbursements for Prescription Drugs Not Prescribed or Dispensed Queens, New York – Aleah Mohammed, the owner of four pharmacies in Queens, New York, will be arraigned today in federal court in Brooklyn on an indictment charging her with submitting millions of dollars in claims as part of a scheme to defraud Medicare … Continue reading New York News: Owner of Queens Pharmacies, Aleah Mohammed Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicare and Medicaid

The Trust for Public Land and Governor Cuomo Open First ‘Vital Brooklyn’ Student-Designed Playground as Part of $1.4B Investment to Improve Central Brooklyn

NEW YORK/ SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 (STL.News) Governor Andrew Cuomo, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, has announced the opening of a new student-designed community playground on the Winthrop School campus in Brooklyn. More than 30,000 East Flatbush residents live within a 10-minute walk of the new playground, which features new play equipment, a … Continue reading The Trust for Public Land and Governor Cuomo Open First ‘Vital Brooklyn’ Student-Designed Playground as Part of $1.4B Investment to Improve Central Brooklyn