Category: New York – Eastern District

U.S. Citizen Charged with Conspiring to Provide Electronic Equipment and Technology to the Government of Iran | USAO-EDNY

A criminal complaint has been unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charging Kambiz Attar Kashani, a dual citizen of the United States and Iran, with conspiring to illegally export U.S….

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Three Long Island Women Indicted for Assaulting a Delta Airlines Security Officer at JFK Airport | USAO-EDNY

An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Jordan Nixon, Janessa Torres and Johara Zavala with assaulting an airline security officer in a jetway at John F….

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Queens Man Charged with Transporting 13-Year-Old Child to Engage in Sex | USAO-EDNY

A six-count indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Manuel Moretti with Mann Act crimes stemming from the coercion of a 13-year-old child to engage in sexual…

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Surgery Centers and Medical Offices in Brooklyn and New Jersey Settle Allegations of Federal Health Care Fraud | USAO-EDNY

Breon Peace, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent-in-Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General, New…

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United States Attorney Breon Peace Announces Selection of Carolyn Pokorny as First Assistant United States Attorney | USAO-EDNY

Today, United States Attorney Breon Peace announced his selection of Carolyn Pokorny to serve as First Assistant United States Attorney (FAUSA) for the Eastern District of New York.  As FAUSA,…

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Eastern District of New York United States Attorney’s Office Collects Nearly $250 Million in Criminal and Civil Actions in Fiscal Year 2021 | USAO-EDNY

United States Attorney Breon Peace announced today that the Eastern District of New York collected $249,989,681.40 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2021.  Of this amount, $196,932,566.03 was…

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Member of H-2 Mexican Drug Cartel Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for International Narcotics Distribution Conspiracy | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, Deovaldo Gutierrez Alfaro, also known as “Leoba,” was sentenced by United States District Judge Carol Bagley Amon to 60 months’ imprisonment for…

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Defendant Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Transnational Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Ajay Sharma, a citizen of India, was sentenced by United States District Judge Joan M. Azrack to 78 months’ imprisonment for conspiracy…

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Queens Man Who Wanted to Attack Times Square Pleads Guilty to Receiving Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number | USAO-EDNY

Ashiqul Alam pleaded guilty today to knowingly receiving a firearm with an obliterated serial number in Brooklyn, New York.  The proceeding was held before United States Magistrate Judge Robert M….

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Long Island MS-13 Associate Pleads Guilty to Racketeering in Connection With the Murders of Four Young Men in a Central Islip Park in 2017 | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, Alexis Hernandez, an associate of the Guanacos Li’l Cycos Salvatruchas (“Guanacos”) clique of La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the MS-13, a transnational criminal organization, pleaded guilty in…

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