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DA Vance announced the sentencing of Sylvaine Gnahore to 2 ½-to-7 ½ years in state prison for his involvement in the theft of more than $1 million in corporate, personal, and tax refund checks that were diverted to accounts controlled by the defendant and his co-defendants. On June 16, 2015, Gnahore pleaded guilty in New York State Supreme Court to Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, Identity Theft in the First Degree, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, and Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree. Four co-defendants have previously pleaded guilty and been sentenced to state prison for their roles in the scheme.

DA Vance announced the sentencing of Jonquel Jones to 16 years in state prison and 25 years of post-release supervision for sexually assaulting of a stranger and a young girl in two separate incidents in 2013. On May 28, 2015, Jones pleaded guilty in New York State Supreme Court to Rape and Sexual Abuse, both in the First Degree.

DA Vance announced the indictment of John Cisneros, a tax services professional, for preparing fraudulent tax returns and defrauding the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. The defendant is charged in New York State Supreme Court with Criminal Tax Fraud in the First, Second, and Third Degrees.

DA Vance announced the indictment of Sanat Asliev, Emanuel Burrowes, and Eric Pek following the June attack of a 33-year-old woman in Chinatown. The defendants are each charged in a New York State Supreme Court indictment with Rape in the First Degree, Burglary in the First Degree as a Sexually Motivated Felony, and Burglary and Robbery, both in the Second Degree. 

DA Vance announced the guilty plea of Jason Carroll for committing a criminal sex act against a two-year-old girl in a bathroom stall in Riverside Park, as well as possessing images of child exploitation. The defendant pleaded guilty in New York State Supreme Court to Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree and Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child, and is expected to be sentenced on August 6, 2015.