Crime

Disbarred lawyer gets 11-22 years for $1 million Brooklyn real estate scam

A disbarred lawyer convicted of stealing over $1 million through fraudulent real estate deals in the Bath Beach and Gravesend sections of Brooklyn has been sentenced to 11 to 22 years in prison. … Full Article

Eight members of Mexican sex trafficking enterprise plead guilty to racketeering, sex trafficking, related crimes

Eight members of an international criminal organization, known as the Rendon-Reyes Trafficking Organization, entered guilty pleas in federal district court in Brooklyn, New York, this month to Racketeering and other federal charges arising from their scheme to force young women and girls fr … Full Article

Greenfield offers $1,000 reward to catch synagogue suspects

Shocked and saddened by the robbery and assault of a caretaker in a Midwood synagogue on Sunday, Councilmember David G. Greenfield announced that same day that he is posting a $1,000 reward to anyone who offers information to police leading to the arrest of the violent suspects. … Full Article

Inside Alec Brook-Krasny’s stunning fall from grace

The indictment handed up against former New York state Assemblymember Alec Brook-Krasny charging him with taking part of an elaborate scheme to illegally prescribe opioids to patients marked a dramatic fall from grace for the one-time popular politician. … Full Article

Cuomo warns perp behind Jewish Children’s Museum bomb threat: ‘We will find you’

The Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights was evacuated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning after the organization received an email saying several pipe bombs had been hidden in the building. … Full Article

Boerum Hill drug dealer sentenced to 35 years for fatally shooting man during fistfight

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez on Tuesday announced that a 29-year-old gang member was sentenced to 35 years in state prison for shooting an unarmed man to death and wounding another man during a 2009 fistfight that erupted over marijuana sales in a Bushwick courtyard. … Full Article

Owl’s Head Park killer still at large

Jennifer Cohen’s killer is still out there somewhere, to the great frustration of the police who have not been able to make an arrest several months after the slaying. … Full Article

North Carolina man arrested for selling guns in Brooklyn

A 24-year-old man from North Carolina was arraigned on a 115-count indictment for allegedly trafficking 33 guns from North Carolina and selling them in Brooklyn, acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and NYPD Commissioner James P. O'Neill announced on Tuesday. … Full Article

Three Brooklyn residents, South Carolina man indicted for interstate firearms trafficking

Brooklyn Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, together with New York City Police Commissioner James P. … Full Article

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