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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For years, law enforcement officials have warned that this situation presents an attractive loophole for criminals looking to launder the proceeds of their crimes. In 2018, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., called for a national register of beneficial owners, similar to the one created under the regulations Congress just approved.
"While diamonds may be forever, this flawed scheme was not, and now Mr. Modi will face the clarity of a New York Supreme Court indictment," said District Attorney Vance.
“New York City has lost a hero with a big heart with the passing of Mayor David Dinkins. He cared so deeply about every one in and every aspect of this great City, reflecting his deeply felt humanity and humility. He was a great friend and teacher, who never pulled a punch when giving advice.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has restituted a 2,600-year-old stele to Egypt, after the antiquity was seized by US authorities last year when it arrived at JFK from Paris, on its way to the TEFAF fair in New York.
Fortunately, there is a solution. Here in New York, the Less Is More Act has been proposed to incentivize good behavior by people on parole, reduce the number of people imprisoned for non-criminal violations, and shorten how long they can be incarcerated for crimeless missteps.
“As is typical in these cases, an investigation into one stolen piece often unspools a dark web of countless other trafficked items,” said District Attorney Vance.
Thursday Dec 3
The U.S. is one of the easiest places in the world for criminals to open anonymous companies to launder money with impunity. Join D.A. Vance along with Senator Whitehouse, and Representative Malinowki at the International Anti-Corruption Conference to discuss the fight for greater incorporation transparency.