“These indictments allege recruitment of child runaways, physical violence and emotional manipulation, and threats to expose the trafficked women by posting explicit photos on Facebook for their families and friends to see."
"This is the third major SIM-swapping case my Office has brought in recent months, and it won’t be the last. We urge anyone with information about a SIM-swapping scheme to report it directly to our Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau at 212-335-9600."
Statement by D.A. Vance on Gov. Cuomo’s Adoption of Proposal to Close the Rape Intoxication Loophole
“This proposal would close a major loophole in New York's rape laws, enabling prosecutors to bring more cases and secure justice for more survivors. I thank Governor Cuomo for his leadership and urge the passage of this common-sense fix that aligns New York's definition of consent with more than half the nation.”
Chairman Lindsey Graham leads a hearing titled, "Encryption and Lawful Access: Evaluating Benefits and Risks to Public Safety and Privacy."Posted by Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, December 10, 2019
"Allowing private companies in Silicon Valley to continue to assert themselves as the unregulated gatekeepers of critical evidence is dangerous, and warrants legislative intervention.”
Written Testimony for the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety
Good morning Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Feinstein, and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. On behalf of my Office and our partners in state and local law enforcement, I thank the Committee for its work and attention to this vital issue of local, state, and national public safety.