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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."

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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.

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August 12, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of Marijuana Smoking and Posession (Q4 Statistics) Click For More

Effective August 1, 2018 our office no longer prosecutes most marijuana smoking and low-level marijuana possession. The office released statistics pertaining to the first year of the policy.

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August 12, 2019

Through Groundbreaking Class Action, Hundreds of New Yorkers Have Old Marijuana Convictions Sealed Click For More

“There’s no reason a conviction for smoking or possessing marijuana should follow New Yorkers for life. I was honored to work with defense providers to seal these records and remove unnecessary obstacles to employment, housing, education, and other opportunities for hundreds of New Yorkers."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
Red Flag Laws recognize that we have to *prevent* gun violence, not just prosecute it after the fact when people are already wounded or killed. New York’s “Red Flag Law” becomes effective this weekend, thanks to bill sponsors Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon and advocates like New Yorkers Against Gun Violence who did not rest until our state enacted this life-saving legislation. #EndGunViolence