As Manhattan District Attorney, Cy Vance, Jr. has made the advancement of criminal justice reform part of the mission of the District Attorney's Office, right alongside our centuries-old founding mission of public safety.
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"Thanks to the joint investigation efforts of our Antiquities Trafficking Unit and Mexican authorities, these landmark cultural heritage items, which showcase the evolution of the Spanish state in Latin America and the roots of Mexican national identity, are heading home where they will be studied and treasured for generations to come."
“La Oficina del Fiscal de Distrito de Manhattan continuará asegurándose de que los trabajadores no sean estafados por empleadores codiciosos. Los neoyorquinos pueden denunciar y obtener justicia, independientemente de su estado migratorio y sin temor a ser deportados”, recordó el fiscal de distrito de Manhattan, Cyrus R. Vance.
Electrical workers at Midtown Virgin hotel awarded more than $112K in unpaid wages, says Manhattan DA
More than a dozen workers have been awarded more than $100,000 in unpaid wages for their work on billionaire Richard Branson’s under-construction Midtown hotel, officials said Tuesday. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said his office had won the wages for 18 workers from Ampak Electrical Services, an unlicensed, uninsured subcontractor based on Staten Island.
D.A. Vance: $112K in Stolen Wages Recovered for Electrical Workers at Midtown Construction Site of Virgin Hotel
“The Manhattan D.A.’s Office will continue to ensure that hard-working people aren’t stiffed by greedy employers,” said District Attorney Vance.
N.Y.’s parole reform imperative: The Manhattan DA and his likely successor urge Gov. Hochul to sign the Less is More Act (Op-Ed by Cy Vance, Jr. and Alvin Bragg)
As the serving Manhattan district attorney and the current Democratic nominee for the same office, we are joining together for the first time to ask Hochul to sign this bill because we both believe in a fundamental truth: While incarceration has a role to play in public safety, we must reduce its use, especially for people accused of low-level, nonviolent conduct.
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office charged Jasmine Clifford, 31, of Lyndhurst, New Jersey, with selling the fake cards, and Nadayza Barkley, 27, of Bellport, NY, with entering at least 10 of the buyers into the state's centralized NYSIIS database — which powers the state's Excelsior Pass — while working at a Patchogue medical clinic.
Tuesday Aug 3
The Manhattan D.A.’s office will join the NYPD and city officials at over 70 locations across the city for the National Night Out Against Crime. This annual community-building campaign includes barbecues, bounce house, face painting, and much more in the effort to promote police-community partnerships and help make our city safer.