Category: New York – Eastern District

Brooklyn Man Sentenced to 33 Months’ Imprisonment for Witness Retaliation | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, Kysheeq Randolph was sentenced to 33 months’ imprisonment by United States District Judge Sterling Johnson, Jr., for making threatening hand gestures at…

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Political Scientist Author Charged with Acting as an Unregistered Agent of The Iranian Government | USAO-EDNY

BROOKLYN, NY – A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi, also known as “Lotfolah Kaveh Afrasiabi,” with acting and conspiring to act…

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Queens Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder Members of Congress | USAO-EDNY

A criminal complaint was filed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Brendan Hunt, also known as “X-Ray Ultra,” with threatening to murder United States officials.  Hunt was arrested this…

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MS-13’s Highest-Ranking Leaders Charged with Terrorism Offenses in the United States | USAO-EDNY

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed in Central Islip, New York charging 14 of the world’s highest-ranking MS-13 leaders who are known today as the Ranfla…

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Defendant Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, Azizjon Rakhmatov, a citizen of Uzbekistan and a resident of New Haven, Connecticut, was sentenced to 12 ½ years’ imprisonment by United…

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Associate of Gambino Organized Crime Family Pleads Guilty to Arson in Queens | USAO-EDNY

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Peter Tuccio pleaded guilty before United States Magistrate Judge Steven L. Tiscione to using fire to commit the felony crime of extortion.  When…

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Defendant Charged in Brooklyn Federal Court with For-Profit Visa Fraud and Alien Smuggling Scheme | USAO-EDNY

BROOKLYN, NY – Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, an indictment was unsealed charging Haiyan Liao in connection with a scheme to commit visa fraud, money laundering and illegally…

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Queens Felon Charged with Illegal Possession of Ammunition | USAO-EDNY

A criminal complaint was filed today in federal court in Broolyn charging Eduard Florea with being a felon in possession of ammunition.  Florea was arrested yesterday at his home in…

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Deutsche Bank Agrees to Pay Over $130 Million to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Fraud Case | USAO-EDNY

BROOKLYN, NY – Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Deutsche Bank or the Company) has agreed to pay more than $130 million to resolve the government’s investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt…

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