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NEW YORK | Ex-USC coach Tony Bland pleads guilty in corruption case

NEW YORK — Jan 02, 2019—Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland has pleaded guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. Bland pleaded guilty on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to a single count of conspiracy to commit bribery. He … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-USC coach Tony Bland pleads guilty in corruption case

NEW YORK | Ex-USC coach Tony Bland to plead guilty in corruption case

NEW YORK —Jan 02, 2019—Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. Bland’s lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, says Bland is set to enter the plea on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-USC coach Tony Bland to plead guilty in corruption case

New York News: Second Bronx Gang Member, KAREEM DAVIS Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With 2011 Murder Of Bolivia Beck

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), and Raymond P. Donovan, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), announced today that KAREEM … Continue reading New York News: Second Bronx Gang Member, KAREEM DAVIS Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With 2011 Murder Of Bolivia Beck

New York News: TODD KOZEL, Co-Founder And Former CEO Of Foreign Oil Company Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Fraud

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James D. Robnett, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), announced today the unsealing of a criminal complaint charging TODD KOZEL with wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, … Continue reading New York News: TODD KOZEL, Co-Founder And Former CEO Of Foreign Oil Company Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Fraud

New York News: Bookkeeper, DARIN WEBB Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 2 Years In Prison For Embezzling Over $3.3 Million From Literary Agency And Its Clients

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that DARIN WEBB was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to two years in prison for defrauding Donadio & Olson, a Manhattan-based literary agency (the “Agency”), and its clients of over $3.3 million. WEBB provided bookkeeping services … Continue reading New York News: Bookkeeper, DARIN WEBB Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 2 Years In Prison For Embezzling Over $3.3 Million From Literary Agency And Its Clients

New York News: Former Chief Financial Officer, RANDY WANG Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 18 Months In Prison For Defrauding Company Of Over $2 Million

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that RANDY WANG was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 18 months in prison for defrauding his former employer, a company based in Manhattan that manages a global airline alliance whose members consist of approximately 13 … Continue reading New York News: Former Chief Financial Officer, RANDY WANG Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 18 Months In Prison For Defrauding Company Of Over $2 Million

New York News: FABIO BRETAS DE FREITAS, CEO Of Miami Investment Management Firm Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Fraud

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the filing of a criminal complaint charging FABIO BRETAS DE FREITAS with commodities fraud, wire … Continue reading New York News: FABIO BRETAS DE FREITAS, CEO Of Miami Investment Management Firm Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Fraud

NEW YORK | Florida man pleads not guilty in political pipe bombs case

NEW YORK — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison. Cesar Sayoc entered the plea through his lawyer during his appearance in Manhattan federal court. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff set a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Florida man pleads not guilty in political pipe bombs case

New York News: 9 Defendants Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Massive Tax And Identity Fraud Scheme

Co-Conspirators Used the Stolen Identities of Children to Assist Their Clients to Fraudulently Claim Refunds Totalling Tens of Millions of Dollars New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James D. Robnett, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations (“IRS-CI”), announced charges today against … Continue reading New York News: 9 Defendants Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Massive Tax And Identity Fraud Scheme

New York News: Two Men Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court For Defrauding Investors Of Over $7 Million In Fuel Cell Company Investor Fraud Scheme

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that GEORGE DOUMANIS and EMANUEL PANTELAKIS were sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 53 months and one year and one day in prison, respectively, for defrauding investors in Terminus Energy, Inc., a publicly traded penny stock, … Continue reading New York News: Two Men Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court For Defrauding Investors Of Over $7 Million In Fuel Cell Company Investor Fraud Scheme

New York News: Real Estate Developer, MICHAEL D’ALESSIO Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Defrauding Investors Out Of $58 Million In Years-Long Real Estate Investment Scheme

Michael D’Alessio Also Pled to Making False Claims and Concealing Assets in Connection with His Bankruptcy Case New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL D’ALESSIO pled guilty today to operating a years-long scheme to defraud investors in his luxury real estate development … Continue reading New York News: Real Estate Developer, MICHAEL D’ALESSIO Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Defrauding Investors Out Of $58 Million In Years-Long Real Estate Investment Scheme

NEW YORK | Correction: Girl Scouts vs Boy Scouts story

NEW YORK  — In some versions of a story Nov. 6 and 7 about a lawsuit brought by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America against the Boy Scouts of America, The Associated Press erroneously reported the day the complaint was filed. It was filed Tuesday, not Monday. A corrected version of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Correction: Girl Scouts vs Boy Scouts story

NEW YORK | Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over program’s name change

NEW YORK  — The Girl Scouts of the United States of America filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on Monday against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word “boy” from its flagship program in an effort to attract girls. In the complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the Girls Scouts claim the program “does … Continue reading NEW YORK | Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over program’s name change

NEW YORK | The Latest: Juror says bomber’s words may have swayed jurors

NEW YORK — The Latest on the conviction of a Bangladeshi immigrant in last December’s New York City subway pipe bomb attack: 5:20 p.m. A member of the jury that convicted a Bangladeshi immigrant in a failed subway pipe bombing attack says he may have swayed some jurors if he’d testified. Juror Linda Artis says … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Juror says bomber’s words may have swayed jurors

NEW YORK | Bangladeshi immigrant convicted in NYC subway bombing

NEW YORK— A Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb in New York City’s busiest subway station at rush hour has been convicted of terrorism charges. The verdict against Akayed Ullah was returned on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. The defense said Ullah intended to kill only himself last Dec. 11. Nobody died and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Bangladeshi immigrant convicted in NYC subway bombing

New York News: 5 Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Robbery And Murder

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James P. O’Neill, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging LUIS SEMIDAY, a/k/a “PopOff,” RICHARD JIMENEZ, a/k/a “Showtime,” KEVIN CRUZ, a/k/a “Juice,” IRA LAWSON, a/k/a “Malachi,” and … Continue reading New York News: 5 Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Robbery And Murder

New York News: IRFAN AMANAT, Former Owner And Manager Of Dubai-Based Investment Fund Found Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court Of Securities Fraud Related Offenses

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that IRFAN AMANAT, the former owner and manager of Enable Invest Ltd. (“Enable”), a Dubai-based investment fund, was found guilty yesterday in Manhattan federal court of various securities fraud-related offenses, after a trial presided over by U.S … Continue reading New York News: IRFAN AMANAT, Former Owner And Manager Of Dubai-Based Investment Fund Found Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court Of Securities Fraud Related Offenses

New York News: 4 Members Of International Burglary Crew Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court

Burglary Crew Conducted More Than a Dozen Heists and Attempted Heists in the U.S. and Europe Between 2006 and 2017, Stole Over $10 Million in Jewelry New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Division of … Continue reading New York News: 4 Members Of International Burglary Crew Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court

New York News: 4 Members Of International Burglary Crew Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court

Burglary Crew Conducted More Than a Dozen Heists and Attempted Heists in the U.S. and Europe Between 2006 and 2017, Stole Over $10 Million in Jewelry New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Division of … Continue reading New York News: 4 Members Of International Burglary Crew Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court

New York News: JASON RHODES, Co-Founder Of Investment Fund Charged In Manhattan Federal Court For Participating In Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Jason Rhodes Charged with Lying to Investors and Misappropriating Investor Funds New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney, Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today that JASON RHODES was … Continue reading New York News: JASON RHODES, Co-Founder Of Investment Fund Charged In Manhattan Federal Court For Participating In Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

New York News: William McFarland Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison In Manhattan Federal Court For Engaging In Multiple Fraudulent Schemes And Making False Statements To A Federal Law Enforcement Agent

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that WILLIAM McFARLAND was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 6 years in prison for the following criminal conduct to which he had pled guilty: one count of wire fraud in connection with a scheme to … Continue reading New York News: William McFarland Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison In Manhattan Federal Court For Engaging In Multiple Fraudulent Schemes And Making False Statements To A Federal Law Enforcement Agent

New York News: Five Defendants Plead Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Armed Robbery Scheme

Robbery Crew Committed At Least 11 Armed Robberies in New York City, Including Stabbing a Victim in the Torso During a Home Invasion Robbery New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland … Continue reading New York News: Five Defendants Plead Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Armed Robbery Scheme

New York News: Virginia Man, WILLIAM BURBANK Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With $2 Million Iraqi Dinar Fraud

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today that WILLIAM BURBANK was arrested on wire fraud charges stemming from a scheme in which … Continue reading New York News: Virginia Man, WILLIAM BURBANK Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With $2 Million Iraqi Dinar Fraud

New York News: Former World Boxing Champion, AVTANDIL KHURTSIDZE Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 10 Years In Prison

Avtandil Khurtsidze Previously Convicted at Trial of Racketeering Conspiracy and Fraud in Connection with his Role as an Enforcer for the Shulaya Enterprise New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that AVTANDIL KHURTSIDZE, a former world boxing champion and the chief enforcer for Razhden … Continue reading New York News: Former World Boxing Champion, AVTANDIL KHURTSIDZE Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 10 Years In Prison

New York News: Sex Trafficker, GREVY GERARD PIERRE Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Victimizing Minor Girls And Adult Women For Nearly Two Decades

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that GREVY GERARD PIERRE-LOUIS, a/k/a “Cadillac Slim,” a/k/a “Caddy,” pled guilty yesterday before Chief United States District Judge Colleen McMahon to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking and conspiracy to transport minors interstate for the purpose of prostitution. … Continue reading New York News: Sex Trafficker, GREVY GERARD PIERRE Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Victimizing Minor Girls And Adult Women For Nearly Two Decades

New York News: Art Gallery Owner, MARY BOONE Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Filing False Tax Returns

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James D. Robnett, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), announced today MARY BOONE, a Manhattan art gallery owner, pled guilty to charges arising from her filing … Continue reading New York News: Art Gallery Owner, MARY BOONE Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Filing False Tax Returns

New York News: Real Estate Developer, MICHAEL D’ALESSIO Charged In Manhattan Federal Court For Operating Years-Long Real Estate Investment Scheme In And Around New York City

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment in Manhattan federal court charging MICHAEL D’ALESSIO with wire fraud in … Continue reading New York News: Real Estate Developer, MICHAEL D’ALESSIO Charged In Manhattan Federal Court For Operating Years-Long Real Estate Investment Scheme In And Around New York City

NEW YORK | Ex-judge: Michael Cohen raid items privilege review is over

NEW YORK — An ex-judge reviewing over 4 million items seized from President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer for attorney-client privilege says her work is finished. Attorney Barbara Jones revealed in a letter filed Thursday in Manhattan federal court that she has completed her review of designations by lawyers for attorney Michael Cohen, Trump and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-judge: Michael Cohen raid items privilege review is over

New York News: William McFarland Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Engaging In A Fraudulent Ticket Scam, Committing Bank Fraud, And Making False Statements To Federal Law Enforcement Agent

William McFarland, While Awaiting Sentencing for Defrauding Investors of Fyre Media Inc. and Fyre Festival LLC, Made False Representations to Customers of NYC VIP Access, Business Associates, and Federal Law Enforcement New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that WILLIAM McFARLAND pled guilty today … Continue reading New York News: William McFarland Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Engaging In A Fraudulent Ticket Scam, Committing Bank Fraud, And Making False Statements To Federal Law Enforcement Agent