Category: New York – Eastern District

Patient Recruiter and Physician Plead Guilty in Bribery and Kickback Scheme in Connection with Transvaginal Mesh Litigation | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Christopher Walker, a licensed urogynecologist, pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme involving the payment of bribes and kickbacks to obtain referrals of…

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Three Employees of a Long Island Information Technology Company Plead Guilty to Criminal Copyright Infringement | USAO-EDNY

Michael Calabria, Joseph Keegan and Casey Silver pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Central Islip to criminal copyright infringement.  Calabria and Keegan were principals of Constructure Technologies, LLC (“Constructure”),…

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Brooklyn Gang Member Indicted for Multiple Shootings and Firearms Offenses | USAO-EDNY

A nine-count superseding indictment was filed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Darrius Sutton, also known as “Blizz Meecho,” with violent crimes in-aid-of racketeering — including attempted murder and…

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14 Defendants Indicted, Including the Entire Administration of the Colombo Organized Crime Family | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, a 19-count indictment was unsealed charging 14 defendants, including 10 members and associates of the Colombo crime family of La Cosa Nostra and…

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Colombian Narcotrafficker Sentenced to 18 Years’ Imprisonment for Transporting More Than 50,000 Kilograms of Cocaine to the United States | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Alvaro Vivero Rendon was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment by United States District Judge Edward R. Korman for conspiracy to internationally distribute cocaine. …

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Three Operators of Financial Services Firm Indicted for $155 Million Investment Fraud | USAO-EDNY

BROOKLYN, NY – An indictment was unsealed yesterday in federal court in Brooklyn charging three former operators of financial services firm Biscayne Capital with conspiring to defraud investors and financial…

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Owner of Long Island Commercial Check Cashing Companies Pleads Guilty to Financial Fraud | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, John Drago, the former owner/operator of several check cashing businesses on Long Island, pleaded guilty to illegally structuring financial transactions and payroll…

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Dark Web Narcotics Traffickers Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Illegal Drugs in Exchange for Cryptocurrency | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Gilberto Melgarejo pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute illegal drugs over the “dark web.”  Co-defendant Brooke Gray…

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NXIVM President Nancy Salzman Sentenced to 42 Months’ Imprisonment for Racketeering Conspiracy | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Nancy Salzman, also known as “Prefect,” the former president and co-founder of Nxivm, was sentenced to 42 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay…

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Former CFO of Long Island Real Estate Company Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Kwesi Bovell, the former chief financial officer (CFO) of The Mulholland Group, a real estate company in Manhasset (“Mulholland”), was sentenced…

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