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October 26, 2017 | ABC 7

We hear about domestic violence on the news usually only when it ends tragically, but 12 million women and men in the U.S. suffer from physical violence by an intimate partner every year, many will do so in silence. As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Manhattan District Attorney's office partnered with community...

October 24, 2017 | NY1

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced a grant aimed at tearing down barriers for at-risk youth and people formerly incarcerated.

 

October 23, 2017 | SC Magazine

Research released just three days after the federal government said it would compel agencies to adopt the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance (DMARC) shows the criticality of implementing the standard—nearly 82 percent of agency domains lack DMARC while 25 percent of email that purports to be from agencies is...

October 23, 2017 | New York Daily News

Programs that help at-risk youths and formerly incarcerated New Yorkers got a $7.1 million boost from Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s office. The money comes from criminal forfeitures through settlements with international banks that violated U.S. sanctions, Vance's office said Monday. "We are funding organizations that...

October 18, 2017 | New York Post

A Manhattan money manager convicted of stealing more than $2.4 million from investors to fund an extravagant lifestyle — including a penthouse apartment and a porn habit — was sentenced to up to 18 years in prison. Prosecutors ​Tuesday ​described Steven Canady as a huckster whose company, Alliance Warburg Capital,...

October 13, 2017 | New York Daily News

A Washington Heights computer repairman has been indicted for having a trove of child pornography — including bestiality — on his phone and laptop, prosecutors said Thursday. Luis Bonilla, 54, allegedly had graphic sexually explicit videos of children between ages three and 12-years-old and tried to hide his identity by using a cloned modem...

October 11, 2017 | The New York Times

A Colorado couple has dropped a federal lawsuit that sought to stop the Manhattan district attorney’s office from returning to the Republic of Lebanon an ancient marble bull’s head that prosecutors said had been looted during that country’s civil war. The 2,300-year-old sculpture had been on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art until...

October 10, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal

A former accountant was sentenced Tuesday to up to 15 years in prison for stealing more than a million dollars from the estates of two women who fled Nazi Germany before World War II. Richard Doren, 51 years old, was sentenced in Manhattan Supreme Court according to the conditions of deal arranged in June and September, when he pleaded guilty to grand...

October 10, 2017 | Patch

The man who raped a woman who was jogging in the East River Park was sentenced to 40 years in state prison on Tuesday, prosecutors said. Paul Niles, 30, will serve 40 years in state prison after he was found guilty of the 2015 rape, strangulation and robbery, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said in a statement.

October 03, 2017 | New York Times

Thirty people were hauled into state court on Tuesday in handcuffs and charged with using fake parking placards made to look like city-issued documents to park in special zones and to avoid paying tickets. Prosecutors said about half the people charged in the scam had been parking in special zones with laminated placards for city agencies, including the Administration for...