Crime

A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards ar … Full Article

3 federal prison guards, all Brooklynites, charged with sex abuse of inmates

A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards arrested Thursday in a prison sexual abuse scandal, authorities said. … Full Article

Swastika graffiti found at Bay Ridge pier

Just days before Memorial Day, as onlookers gathered on Thursday to watch the Parade of Ships below the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and sail through the Narrows into New York Harbor for Fleet Week celebrations, swastikas were found scrawled on a utility box and lamppost at the American Veterans Memo … Full Article

Shopkeeper injured in violent jewelry store robbery on Court Street in Brooklyn Heights

A rush hour robbery of a jewelry repair shop on busy Court Street in Brooklyn Heights turned violent on Thursday when robbers savagely pistol whipped the shop’s proprietor, tied his hands behind his back with zip ties and made off with piles of cash, jewelry and gold. … Full Article

East New York man gets 4 years after taxi driver found him passed out with gun

An East New York man with seven previous convictions was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for possessing a stolen gun in a taxi cab after he crashed his car while intoxicated.  … Full Article

Cayman Islands soccer official pleads guilty to money laundering

After originally pleading not guilty to a money laundering conspiracy, an official of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to transferring millions of dollars in bribes to the former FIFA vice president. … Full Article

Crime family capo avoids jail time for extortion charges, gets probation instead

A 72-year-old gangster, faced up to two years in prison for extortion charges, but got away with just probation and house arrest when he appeared in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday. … Full Article

Former NYC Buildings inspector pleads guilty to extortion

A former inspector for the New York City Buildings Department pled guilty Monday in federal court in Brooklyn to extortion after he used his power to threaten contractors, and lead them to pay a contracting company he silently co-owned. … Full Article

Crime family ‘soldier’ back in prison following road rage incident

An alleged member of the New Jersey DeCavalcante crime family was sentenced to 11 months in prison Thursday for violating supervised release after beating a driver on a New York highway.  … Full Article

Brooklyn man finally convicted for a 1998 rape at Park Slope subway stop

A 45-year-old from Brooklyn faces up to 25 years in prison after he was convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in 1998 after officials found a "cold hit" from a DNA sample later obtained, according to the acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. … Full Article

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