“Protecting New Yorkers and their right to travel freely on our subways and buses is of paramount importance to me. Allah Ali used force to terrify and sexually abuse a bus passenger and is now being held accountable,” said District Attorney Bragg. “I thank the prosecutors and staff of our Special Victims Division and Sex Crimes Unit for their work in ensuring justice as well as the brave straphangers and MTA personnel who sprang into action to help. My thoughts are with the courageous victim who shared her truth with the jury as she continues to heal.”
A homeless man was formally indicted on charges for sexually assaulting three women in Manhattan on three different occasions, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
“As alleged, Carl Phanor committed three brutal attacks with escalating violence, preying on women who were simply trying to walk or jog along the waterfront,” said District Attorney Bragg. “These horrific allegations shocked our city, and I want to assure these survivors and all New Yorkers that we will hold him accountable.”
New York prosecutors on Monday charged a former New York University administrator with fraud, alleging she diverted $3.5 million in state grants and used some of the money for a new swimming pool at her home.
A former New York University director of finance was charged Monday with orchestrating a six-year fraud.