The Manhattan district attorney, Alvin L. Bragg, is hiring a former senior justice department official with a history of taking on Donald J. Trump and his family business, as the office seeks to ramp up its investigation into the former president.
“Public safety requires economic stability, and all New Yorkers deserve to live and work without risk of harassment, wage theft, or dangerous workplaces,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Matthew Colangelo brings a wealth of economic justice experience combined with complex white-collar investigations, and he has the sound judgment and integrity needed to pursue justice against powerful people and institutions when they abuse their power."
This is how Manhattan’s top prosecutor introduces himself: “Alvin Bragg, Manhattan district attorney, lifelong Manhattan resident, Knicks fan.”
A private jet travel broker is accused of stealing more than $4 million from his ritzy clients — including a Big Apple TV journalist and major international consulting firm.
"William Boos thought he could fly above the law, allegedly using his clients’ American Express cards without authorization to siphon off millions for himself. But now, thanks to the hard work of my office, he’s landed in hot water,” said District Attorney Bragg. “New Yorkers deserve to book air travel without worrying about falling victim to theft and criminal fraud."
A Manhattan doctor and several other men stand accused of conspiring to distribute tens of thousands of opioids and other controlled substances.