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July 13, 2018

Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, Pays Full Restitution to Workers Click For More

"My Office and our partners will continue pursuing criminal cases against companies that endanger and defraud their workers, but meaningful, practical deterrence—in the form of higher corporate penalties for killing and maiming workers—is the only way that New York State can end these dangerous and unlawful practices that put vulnerable New Yorkers’ lives at risk.”

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July 11, 2018

DA Vance: Tech Exec Sentenced to Prison For Brutal Sexual Assault at The W Hotel Click For More

“This powerful executive sought to silence this survivor and invalidate her testimony, exploiting the power imbalance between them and falsely insisting that his torturous acts were consensual.”

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July 11, 2018

DA Vance: ID Thieves Indicted For “Card Cracking” Scheme Involving Snapchat, Rent Checks Click For More

“As Commissioner O’Neill and I warned last year, ‘card cracking’ scammers with large followings on Snapchat and other platforms are luring people into their schemes by showing off designer merchandise, luxury cars, and stacks of cash."

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July 2, 2018

Photos: D.A. Vance, Thrive Collective, Partners Host First-Ever “Art of Healing” Festival in East Harlem in Honor of Gun Violence Awareness Month Click For More

"This weekend’s Art of Healing festival serves as an important reminder that our work as prosecutors extends beyond the courtroom and that, often, delivering justice for victims means meeting with them in their own neighborhoods."

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July 2, 2018

District Attorney Vance Announces Additional Charges Against Harvey Weinstein Including Predatory Sexual Assault Click For More

“A Manhattan Grand Jury has now indicted Harvey Weinstein on some of the most serious sexual offenses that exist under New York’s Penal Law.”

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June 28, 2018

DA Vance: Gordon Francis Convicted at Trial for “Cold Case” Murder of James Hawkins in 1993 Click For More

“Cold cases should never become forgotten cases,” said District Attorney Vance. “As forensic science accelerates forward, law enforcement has new opportunities to ensure that previously unresolved cases are examined with the same care and technology as newer cases. I thank our prosecutors and partners in law enforcement for their yearslong commitment to obtain justice for Mr. Hawkins and his family.”


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