Monthly Archives: October 2020

Pandemic Threatens Program Offering Minor Offenders Art Classes Instead of Jail Time

“Project Reset is an essential component of a modern prosecutor’s office,” Vance told Hyperallergic in an email. “At a time when New Yorkers are demanding alternatives to incarceration and a more equitable justice system, it would be a shame for City lawmakers to let this program end.”

Testimony before City Council Finance and Housing and Buildings Committees Oversight Hearing on Examining the City’s Deed Theft and Deed Fraud Crisis

There are few greater threats than being displaced from one’s home.  Shockingly, that can happen through property title theft, or deed fraud, with the stroke of a pen or the click of a mouse.  Deed fraud is not only harrowing to the victim, but it also affects the integrity of real estate ownership, and real estate taxes are a substantial source of New York City revenues.  Notaries public are the gatekeepers that can thwart this criminal activity.