Dominican Woman Testifies Menendez Helped Her With Visa

NEWARK, N.J. — The alleged former Dominican girlfriend of a wealthy donor on trial for bribery with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez testified Tuesday that her visa application was initially denied and then approved expeditiously after the donor told her he would “fix it” by reaching out to “the senator.” Read more

Jona Rechnitz To Take Stand Against Norman Seabrook

A big-time donor to Mayor de Blasio, expected to testify in an upcoming public corruption trial, is more deeply involved in criminal activity than the government lets on, new court papers claim. Read more

Man Pleads Guilty To International Money Laundering In Manhattan Federal Court

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Monday a man who led an international money laundering business pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court. Read more

Eight People Shot To Death In Texas Home

A Dallas Cowboys watch party in Texas turned deadly Sunday night with Eight people being gunned down in cold blood by man who barged in with an “automatic” weapon, reports say. Read more

Pilot Charged For Role In $7.5M Cocaine Trafficking Ring

A Pilot was charged on cocaine distribution, money laundering and other conspiracy charges related to his role in a scheme to import large quantities from Guyana to New Jersey and New York, in exchange for $7.5 million, authorities announced. Read more

Man Tied To NYPD Corruption Probe Blames Jona Rechnitz For Ponzi Scheme

The former owner of a successful Harlem restaurant whose shenanigans opened the door to the feds’ now-closed probe into Mayor Bill de Blasio begged for leniency at his sentencing Friday by casting blame on Jona Rechnitz, a de Blasio donor-turned-government cooperator. Read more

The DEA Is Fighting America’s Most Dangerous Opioid From The Sky

The helicopter hovered 1,500 feet above a stately prewar building across the street from Central Park, well known to “Seinfeld” fans as Elaine’s apartment in the early episodes of the sitcom. Read more

US CEO Jailed For Trying To Export Specialty Metals To Iran

WASHINGTON — A US CEO has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for conspiring to export specialty metals to Iran that have nuclear and missile applications, the Department of Justice said in a statement. Read more

Craig Carton, Sports Radio Host, Is Accused of Ponzi Scheme

Craig Carton, who co-hosts a morning radio show in New York on WFAN, was arrested at his home in Manhattan early Wednesday. Read more

FBI: Coney Island Gangsters Burned Down Competing Poker Den

Four members of an Eastern European organized crime family have been busted for torching a Brooklyn building housing a rival poker game that was stealing their clients, authorities said​ Wednesday​. Read more