“Tomorrow, our Office will exit a system wherein smoking a joint can ruin your job, your college application, or your immigration status, but our advocacy will continue.”
A lawyer who handled a real estate deal between a historic Harlem church and a condo developer has been busted for stealing $600,000 from the religious institution in the transaction, prosecutors said Thursday.
There are countless stories of people getting scammed online by someone claiming to be Nigerian royalty. There are decidedly fewer stories of people getting scammed in person by an actual member of Nigerian royalty.
“As alleged in the indictment, these defendants raked in a princely sum by exploiting hundreds of job seekers who paid for services that they did not need and that were not ultimately provided.”