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NY Jail Watchdog Stripped Of Duties For Spying On Investigators

New York – New York City’s Department of Correction watchdog was relieved of his investigative duties on Monday after he was accused of directing surveillance of telephone calls by informants about the city’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex. Read more

NYC Probation Officer Busted For Sexually Abusing Client

A young woman got a cruel form of punishment when her probation officer showed up at her Manhattan apartment – and dropped his pants. Read more

NYC Corruption Bust Bribery Schemes

A corruption sting that led to headlines and the indictments of 50 city officials and the business people who bribed them has resulted in only a handful of prison sentences. Read more

Brooklyn, NY – National Grid Employees, Landlords Charged For Illegal Gas Meter Operation In Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY – Seven Defendants, including National Grid Employees, Charged with Enterprise Corruption for Operating Shadow Utility Company that Illegally Installed Gas Meters in Violation of Safety Protocols Read more

FBI Arrests Six Satmar Hasidic From Williamsburg Charged In Large-Scale Government Benefits Fraud

Brooklyn, NY – Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Mark G. Peters, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”), announced today the filing of criminal charges against six defendants for participating in long-running schemes to hide substantial assets and income obtained from significant business and real estate interests in order to attain government benefits designed for low-income individuals. Read more

NY Attorney General Blocks Nursing Home Sale To Allure Group Amid Investigation

New York – The New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman has waded into the controversial, potential sale of two more nursing homes to a company already caught up in one of the ongoing probes into Mayor de Blasio and his administration. Read more

Report: Indictments Expected Shortly In Charles Hynes Probe

Brooklyn, NY – Serious legal issues are said to be looming for former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, with sources reporting that a probe of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office may result in indictments within the next few days. Read more

New York, NY – Mayor’s Initial Claims On Rivington House Deal Now Appear Questionable

New York, NY – Claims by Mayor Bill de Blasio that he was completely in the dark about the hugely criticized dealings involving a Lower East Side nursing home are ringing hollow as word emerges that members of his administration desperately tried to undo a mistake that lifted a deed restriction on the property, allowing the new owners to flip the building to a real estate developer. Read more

FBI Expand Investigation Into De Blasio’s Campaign

The feds have reportedly expanded their probe into Mayor de Blasio’s shady fund-raising and are now looking into the campaign cash of Democrats who ran for the state Senate in 2014. Read more

NYC DOI Commissioner Mark Peters Recuses Himself From De Blasio Investigation

The commissioner of the city’s Department of Investigation has recused himself in the ongoing probe of Mayor de Blasio’s campaign fund-raising because of his previous role as the mayor’s campaign treasurer. Read more