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Brooklyn clinic employee gets 8 years for part in $77M Medicare fraud scheme

Yuri Khandrius, 50, of Brooklyn, was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for his role in a $77 million Medicare fraud scheme.  … Full Article
 

Storobin secures 3 spots on election ballot

 Let the Democrats fight it out! That appears to be the strategy employed by David Storobin, the lone Republican running for the City Council seat in the 48th Council District in southern Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Philly money launderer pleads guilty To $13M Brooklyn medical fraud scheme

Leonid Zalkind, 36, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering before Brooklyn Federal Judge Nina Gershon. … Full Article
 

Grimm news: Sandy victims falling deep into debt

The economy isn’t getting any better for victims of Superstorm Sandy, who now find themselves digging out of a deep financial hole. … Full Article
 

Kagan asks, ‘What about X29 bus?’

Not everyone is celebrating the return of the B37 bus, it seems. … Full Article
 

Brook-Krasny endorses Thompson for mayor

Two weeks after he was endorsed by state Sen. Diane Savino, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson has picked up his second endorsement from a major figure in Coney Island politics. … Full Article
 

City Council candidate Lisyanskiy praises new program to help undocumented immigrants

Calling it a “hallmark achievement for our city,” City Council candidate John Lisyanskiy, who emigrated from the Ukraine to the United States two decades ago, praised the city’s new $18 million program to assist undocumented immigrants. … Full Article
 

Changing Coney Island is subject of new film

Coney Island has changed quite a bit over the past few years, especially since the building of Luna Park and the Scream Zone. However, there are those who miss the old, anarchic, slightly seedy but always in-your-face Coney Island.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn-based prescription drug trafficking ring busted

State and federal officials on Wednesday announced the indictment of five members of a prescription drug trafficking ring. … Full Article
 

Patient dies at Coney Island Hospital from botched blood transfusion

An 84-year-old patient died of a faulty blood transfusion administered at Coney Island Hospital in early June, it has been discovered. … Full Article
 

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