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May 2, 2022 | New York Daily News

Manhattan DA moves to clear sex trafficking victims’ criminal records Click For More

DA Alvin Bragg’s new human trafficking chief said that saddling victims with records made them more vulnerable and susceptible to remaining in the sex trade. The women had been punished for crimes they were forced to commit out of desperation and necessity — offenses they might not have otherwise. Captors often compel their victims to engage in illegal behavior as a means of ensnaring and controlling them.

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April 29, 2022 | Gothamist

Bragg: Subway hammer attack suspect indicted on hate crime charges Click For More

The person accused of striking a 29-year-old Asian man with a hammer at a Manhattan subway station while yelling anti-Asian slurs last month was indicted on hate crime charges, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg said Thursday.

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April 28, 2022 | Pix 11

Manhattan DA changing conviction review process Click For More

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is changing the way they handle questions over past convictions.

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April 26, 2022 | New York Daily News

Tiny type, major impact on NYC’s gun violence (by DA Bragg, State Senator Hoylman and State Representative Rosenthal) Click For More

"We — a state senator, state assemblywoman and the Manhattan district attorney — are urging the Legislature to pass and the governor to sign “microstamping” legislation this session to significantly enhance the ability of law enforcement to solve violent gun crimes and help deter future crimes."

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April 26, 2022 | 1010 WINS

NYC postal worker indicted for $77K check stealing scheme Click For More

A Bronx man who worked as a postal worker was indicted Monday for stealing five checks from the mail totaling more than $77,000, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced. The ex-USPS worker, 30-year-old Donald Fagan Jr., worked at a Chinatown post office location where he stole the checks between September and November 2021, according to court documents.

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April 20, 2022 | ABC New York

One-on-one with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg about hate crimes and bail reform Click For More

Bragg says it's the first time this office has devoted this much attention and focus on hate crimes. "It's really directing the resources to an urgent need," he said. "We've got two senior executives in the office overseeing this, and we've really invested in community relations."


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Join us for an important conversation with our office and partner organizations, about how to combat human trafficking. Topics include how the office is handling these cases, what community members can do to help survivors, and much more. Sign up at the link to join on, Wednesday, May 18th: https://bit.ly/3Pp6S83.