Richard P. Donoghue

New York News: BROOKLYN, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel Leader, Convicted of Running a Continuing Criminal Enterprise and Other Drug-Related Charges

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, known by various aliases, including “El Chapo” and “El Rapido,” was convicted today by a federal jury in Brooklyn of being a principal leader of a continuing criminal enterprise – the Mexican organized crime syndicate known as the Sinaloa Cartel – a charge that includes 26 drug-related violations … Continue reading New York News: BROOKLYN, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Sinaloa Cartel Leader, Convicted of Running a Continuing Criminal Enterprise and Other Drug-Related Charges

New York News: Brooklyn, John Santos, Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 121 Months’ For Conspiring to Distribute Heroin, Cocaine and Marijuana Across New York City

Brooklyn, New York – Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, John Santos was sentenced by United States District Judge Frederic Block to 121 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by five years’ supervised release, following his December 2017 guilty plea to participating in a conspiracy to distribute a kilogram or more of heroin, five kilograms … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, John Santos, Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 121 Months’ For Conspiring to Distribute Heroin, Cocaine and Marijuana Across New York City

New York News: Brooklyn, Six Defendants Arrested for Distributing Heroin in the East New York Section of Brooklyn and Elsewhere

Defendants Boasted About the Quality of Their Heroin, Using Luxury Vehicles as Codes for the Drugs Brooklyn, N.Y. – Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charging five defendants for their participation in a heroin distribution ring operating in the East New York section of Brooklyn and elsewhere. A sixth defendant … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Six Defendants Arrested for Distributing Heroin in the East New York Section of Brooklyn and Elsewhere

New York News: Queens Man, Jermaine Jackson Sentenced to More Than 30 Years’ Imprisonment for Murdering Employee of Long Island Convenience Store During a Robbery

Valley Stream, New York – Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Jermaine Jackson was sentenced by United States District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein to 365 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by five years’ supervised release, for the murder of Edwin Lopez, an employee of a convenience store in Valley Stream, New York. … Continue reading New York News: Queens Man, Jermaine Jackson Sentenced to More Than 30 Years’ Imprisonment for Murdering Employee of Long Island Convenience Store During a Robbery

New York News: Queens Resident, Ray Lazier Lengend Sentenced to More than 18 Years’ Imprisonment for Hate Crimes Targeting Arabs, Muslims and Hindus

Defendant Firebombed Mosque and a Hindu Temple Brooklyn, N.Y. – Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Ray Lazier Lengend was sentenced by United States District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall to 18 years and 10 months in prison, to be followed by three years’ supervised release, for perpetrating hate crimes in Queens, New York. Lengend … Continue reading New York News: Queens Resident, Ray Lazier Lengend Sentenced to More than 18 Years’ Imprisonment for Hate Crimes Targeting Arabs, Muslims and Hindus

New York News: Long Island Woman, Zoobia Shahnaz Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to ISIS

Defendant Converted Proceeds from Bank Fraud to Bitcoin for ISIS Central Islip, N.Y. – Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Zoobia Shahnaz pleaded guilty to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (“ISIS”), which has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of State as a … Continue reading New York News: Long Island Woman, Zoobia Shahnaz Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to ISIS

New York News: Brooklyn, Two Alleged Associates of Gambino Organized Crime Family Indicted for Arson and Extortion

Defendants Charged with Setting Fire to Victim’s Car to Induce Protection Payment Brooklyn, N.Y. – An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Peter Tuccio and Jonathan Gurino with arson and arson conspiracy, extortion and extortion conspiracy and using fire to commit a felony. The defendants were arrested today and are scheduled … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Two Alleged Associates of Gambino Organized Crime Family Indicted for Arson and Extortion

United States News: Government Forfeits More Than $143 Million in Fraud Proceeds Seized from David H. Brooks

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York’s Largest Civil Forfeiture Recovery Will Compensate Thousands of Victims United States – Earlier today, U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert entered an order forfeiting more than $143 million in assets that had been seized from David H. Brooks, the now-deceased founder and former Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading United States News: Government Forfeits More Than $143 Million in Fraud Proceeds Seized from David H. Brooks