As the Manhattan District Attorney, my job is to ensure a safer New York and a fairer justice system. To effectuate this dual mission, our Office works from the presumption that the consequences of incarceration in a New Yorker’s life should not last one more day than necessary.
Prosecutors say a man targeted hundreds of people across the country in a sophisticated scam, using cell phone numbers to access everything from bank accounts to medical records.
“Mr. Oaks is accused of fraudulently transferring the cell phone numbers of more than 300 people to phones in his possession,” said District Attorney Vance.
A month after a federal law required more transparency on real estate transactions, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance wants it expanded.
Now, with a deadly wave of gun violence ravaging cities across America, and an unprecedented surge of suicides plaguing a pandemic-stricken nation, President Biden and Vice-President Harris should use their substantial power to tackle this emergency.