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August 16, 2019

D.A. Vance: Phony Attorney Indicted for Stealing From Immigrant New Yorkers Click For More

"We believe there may be additional victims of “Kerry and Associates LLP.” I urge victims and others with relevant information to call my Office’s Immigrant Affairs hotline at (212) 335-3600. Regardless of your immigration status, we are here to protect your safety and your rights.”

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August 16, 2019

D.A. Vance and 66 Criminal Justice Leaders Denounce U.S. Attorney General’s Remarks About Local Prosecutors Click For More

“We hope that Attorney General Barr and other national leaders will understand what facts, data and lessons learned from the past have taught us as we work to wisely use limited criminal justice resources to promote safer and stronger communities.”

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August 14, 2019 | BLOOMBERG

NYC Construction Company to Pay Record $6 Million in Wage Case Click For More

"The prosecution resulted from an investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Construction Fraud Task Force, triggered by a complaint from Ironworkers Local 361, and was part of a multi-agency drive to step up criminal enforcement of wage laws."

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August 13, 2019 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Queens steel company must return $6 million in stolen wages to welders, iron workers as part of criminal plea deal Click For More

"AGL Industries and its principal, Dominick LoFaso, agreed to plea guilty to felony grand larceny, and the company will pay back the wages over five years, starting with a $1.5 million payment on Aug. 13. The Manhattan D.A.'s office is recommending a conditional discharge, with no jail time, for LoFaso."

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August 13, 2019

Governor Cuomo Announces $6 Million in Stolen Wages Recovered for Welders and Iron Workers Following Joint Investigations With NYS DOL and Manhattan DA Click For More

"This landmark conviction will restore nearly $6 million to workers who were cheated out of their rightful earnings. Hundreds of iron workers and welders will now see their wages restored, thanks to my Office's Construction Fraud Task Force - which has restored approximately $7.4 million to workers since its creation - and the New York State Department of Labor."

News | Reports
August 12, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of “Turnstile Jumping” (Q6) Click For More

Effective February 1, 2018, our office no longer prosecutes the overwhelming majority of subway theft of services cases. The office released statistics pertaining to the first 18 months of the policy.


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office2 days ago
“AG Barr criticized the initiatives of criminal justice leaders across the nation who advocate for diverting more individuals from the justice system; using discretion to redirect precious law enforcement resources better spent on public health and prevention than punishment; and improving fairness and accountability. We join this public statement to make clear that a growing number of criminal justice, law enforcement and prosecution leaders reject AG Barr’s perspective."