Category: New York – Eastern District

Five Employees of Utility Company Charged in Bribery and Kickback Scheme | USAO-EDNY

Defendant Complained to Contractor in Code That Bribe Payment was Insufficient: “Sandwich was Light on the Meat” A criminal complaint was unsealed today in Brooklyn charging Devraj Balbir, Ricardo Garcia,…

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Queens Woman Sentenced to More Than 16 Years’ Imprisonment for Teaching and Distributing Information About Weapons of Mass Destruction | USAO-EDNY

Today in federal court in Brooklyn, Noelle Velentzas was sentenced to 16 ½ years’ imprisonment by United States District Judge Sterling Johnson, Jr. for her role in planning a terrorist…

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Brooklyn Man Sentenced to More Than 31 Years’ Imprisonment for Attempted Murder and Assault of an FBI Special Agent | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, Ronell Watson was sentenced to 382 months years’ imprisonment by United States District Judge William F. Kuntz, II, for the attempted murder…

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Bloods Gang Leader Convicted of Attempted Murder-in-Aid Of Racketeering and Other Violent Crimes | USAO-EDNY

Following six weeks of trial, a federal jury in Central Islip today convicted Howard Davis, also known as “Mousey” and “Mr. Fedup,” a Bloods gang leader from Bellport, New York,…

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Five Individuals, Including Current and Former JetBlue Employees, Charged with Covid-19 Related Fraud | USAO-EDNY

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Orlando Sanay, Keimi Nunez and his twin brother Keily Nunez, Michael Pimentel Veloz and Fanny Plasencia with wire…

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Long Island Gang Member Indicted for Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Minors | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, a seven-count indictment was unsealed charging Joshua Lampley-Reid, a member of the Makk Balla set of the Bloods street gang, with sex…

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Long Island MS-13 Gang Leader Sentenced to 25 Years’ Imprisonment for Racketeering and Firearms Offenses | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Ronald Catalan, a former leader of the Brentwood Locos Salvatruchas (BLS) clique of La Mara Salvatrucha, also known as the MS-13, a…

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United States Announces Final Resolution of Violations of Safe Drinking Water Act at New York State Parks | USAO-EDNY

Mark J. Lesko, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and Walter Mugdan, Acting Regional Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 (EPA),…

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Internal Revenue Service Agent Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Wire Fraud | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Bryan Cho, also known as “Yong Hee Cho,” a Special Agent with Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and…

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