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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.” 

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February 6, 2024

D.A. Bragg: Ring Indicted For Stealing Credit Cards And iPhones At Nightclubs, Purchasing $420,000 Of Apple Products And Luxury Merchandise Click For More

“We allege that these four individuals targeted intoxicated New Yorkers and used their credit cards and financial apps to purchase hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise at Apple and luxury retailers,” said District Attorney Bragg. “We are working with retailers to make sure their business practices do not encourage large-scale, late-night unauthorized purchases."

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February 6, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Prison Sentence Of Joshua Morciglio For Slashing Store Employee Click For More

“When New Yorkers go to work, they should not have to fear for their safety,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Joshua Morciglio’s violent actions inflicted serious harm on a store worker, and now he faces accountability. While today’s sentence cannot take away the pain, I hope it brings some peace to the victim.” 

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January 31, 2024

D.A. Bragg Announces Indictment Of Man For Three Christmas Day Attacks At Grand Central Terminal Click For More

“As alleged, Esteban Esonoasue viciously attacked three strangers at Grand Central Terminal, one of our city’s most-visited and beloved landmarks,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Two teenage tourists were seriously injured while enjoying their holiday trip to New York with their family, and a woman was attacked in the neck with a fork. We don’t tolerate violence in our transit hubs and I wish the victims a speedy recovery.”  


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office20 hours ago
Earlier today D.A. Bragg joined the One Hundred Blackman Annual Reentry Resource Fair and Suit Giveaway! Our office contributed to the effort, donating more than 100 pieces of professional attire. We are very grateful to our community partners for making this event possible.
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office2 days ago
“What’s important is that we center [the victim] and not cheapen the most important type of case historically, a murder investigation.” – D.A. Bragg. Read more about our efforts to seek justice for Denisse Oleas-Arancibia in New York Daily News:
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office2 days ago
Yesterday, one of our Assistant DAs joined a panel hosted by Brooklyn Law School's Criminal Law Society as they discussed the work of a prosecutor and how to develop the skills you need to be successful!