“Our relentless focus on integrity in construction and development continues with this indictment of top executives of a publicly-traded company who flaunted New York’s construction lien laws,” said D.A. Vance.
Raise the cyber shield: The NYPD and Manhattan DA are right to bolster NYC’s defenses against hackers’ attacks
The NYPD, a nonprofit called the New York City Cyber Command and Global Cyber Alliance, the Manhattan DA’s office and private businesses have just launched the nation’s first local cybersecurity operations center, where the public and private sectors work together to identify and combat threats.
Discussions about the cyber initiative began in 2017, when a handful of local leaders in the law enforcement, intelligence and security communities assessed how New York City would respond if a terrorist attacked its water supply, Mr. Vance said. New York would need to be mobilized instantaneously, and yet at the time, there was no group organized to convene in the event of a cyberattack, Mr. Vance said.
“Dismissing marijuana cases en masse is an important step toward addressing the decades of racial disparities behind marijuana enforcement in New York City,” said District Attorney Vance.
"This conduct erodes the credibility of the profession and undermines principles of fairness and impartiality in our courts," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a statement.
“As alleged, Melissa Ringel violated her oath as an official of the court when she brazenly circumvented the rules to assist her husband, Frank Esposito, and his client, during the sale of a multimillion-dollar penthouse near Central Park,” said District Attorney Vance.