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February 20, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Indictment Of Afterschool Program Employee For Sexually Abusing An 8-Year-Old Student Click For More

“As alleged, Miles McNeal abused his power as an afterschool program teacher to sexually abuse an 8-year-old student. These alleged acts are despicable, and no student or parent should ever have to fear that they may face this abusive behavior at a school,” said District Attorney Bragg. “We believe that there may be additional survivors, and this remains an ongoing investigation. Please reach out to our Office if you believe your child may have been abused by Miles McNeal – our team has extensive experience and trauma-informed training to handle these investigations with the care and sensitivity they deserve.” 

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February 16, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Return Of Two Paintings To Peru Click For More

“It does not matter whether an antiquity or painting was stolen ten years ago or ten thousand years ago – a stolen object is a stolen object,” said District Attorney Bragg. “This investigation makes clear that looting and trafficking is far from a thing of the past, and we will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to aggressively root out and dismantle these schemes.” 

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February 14, 2024

D.A. Bragg: Man Indicted For Claiming Ownership Of Iconic “New Yorker Hotel” In False Property Records Click For More

“As alleged, Mickey Barreto repeatedly and fraudulently claimed ownership of one of the City’s most iconic landmarks, the New Yorker Hotel,” said District Attorney Bragg. “We will not tolerate manipulation of our city’s property records by those who seek to scam the system for personal gain.”

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February 8, 2024

D.A. Bragg: Seven Indicted In Assault On Police Officers In Times Square Click For More

“The assault on our police officers in Times Square outraged and sickened me. We have absolutely no tolerance for this despicable behavior. Our joint investigation with the NYPD helped us determine the alleged roles of new individuals involved, including some who are charged with having committed the most violent conduct and have not yet been apprehended. We ask the public to share any information on these individuals by calling the Office at 212-335-9040,” said District Attorney Bragg.

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February 7, 2024

D.A. Bragg: Luis Peroza Sentenced To Prison For Assaulting Owner Of Ray’s Candy Store, Two Others Click For More

“Luis Peroza has been held accountable for viciously assaulting three individuals in just one day,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Among those attacked was the beloved owner of Ray’s Candy Store, who despite the attack, has shown great courage and resilience by returning to work and continuing to spread joy – as he has for decades. I hope that this sentencing can bring a sense of justice and relief for each of the victims.” 

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February 7, 2024

D.A. Bragg: HFZ Capital, Managing Principal, Other Executives Indicted For Frauds Totaling $86 Million Click For More

“These indictments depict allegations of widespread fraud within the real estate industry primarily spearheaded by one man: Nir Meir,” said District Attorney Bragg. “In total, we allege these defendants’ conspiracies netted them a total of $86 million stolen from investors, contractors, and the City of New York. My Office’s Rackets Bureau is laser-focused on fraud in the construction and real estate industries and will continue to root out people who steal from investors and corrupt the market.” 


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office12 hours ago
Today we announced the indictment of Miles McNeal for allegedly sexually abusing an 8-year-old student multiple times in a Harlem afterschool program. Our Office is continuing to investigate with NYPD as there may be additional survivors. If you believe your child may have had contact with Miles McNeal, call our Office’s Child Abuse Unit at 212-335-4300. Learn more here:
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
Yesterday, D.A. Bragg joined Senator Cordell Cleare for an important discussion on the emerging problem of 3D printed guns and our legislation to close loopholes in stet law to make it illegal to manufacture 3D gun parts.
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
D.A. Bragg was honored to receive the Arc of Justice Award last night alongside so many distinguished public servants, advocates, and leaders for social justice!