Richard P. Donoghue

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

Texas News: USA Erin Nealy Cox Appointed to AG’s China Initiative

Texas – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today appointed U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox – along with four other U.S. Attorneys, from New York, California, Alabama and Massachusetts — to serve on the Justice Department’s China Initiative combating economic espionage by Beijing. This group is led by Assistant Attorney General … Continue reading Texas News: USA Erin Nealy Cox Appointed to AG’s China Initiative

New York News: United States Attorneys Available to Receive Election Complaints

New York – Richard P. Donoghue and Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorneys for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, respectively, announced today that special telephone numbers have been set up to receive complaints of possible violations of federal election laws relating to the upcoming general elections in New York City and … Continue reading New York News: United States Attorneys Available to Receive Election Complaints

New York News: United States Attorneys Available To Receive Election Complaints

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman and Richard P. Donoghue, the United States Attorneys for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, respectively, announced today that special telephone numbers have been set up to receive complaints of possible violations of federal election laws relating to the upcoming general elections in New York City and … Continue reading New York News: United States Attorneys Available To Receive Election Complaints

Pennsylvania News: Investment Adviser Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison for Stealing Investors’ Money While on Pre-Trial Release for Another Fraud Scheme

Defendant Misappropriated Over $1.1 Million of Investor Funds to Buy a Luxury Car, Renovate His Home and Pay His Defense Counsel in a Related Criminal Case Pennsylvania – Earlier today, Louis F. Petrossi, the founder and president of the Wealth Research Institute, a purported investment research firm, was sentenced by United States Chief District Judge … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Investment Adviser Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison for Stealing Investors’ Money While on Pre-Trial Release for Another Fraud Scheme