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August 16, 2019

D.A. Vance: Phony Attorney Indicted for Stealing From Immigrant New Yorkers Click For More

"We believe there may be additional victims of “Kerry and Associates LLP.” I urge victims and others with relevant information to call my Office’s Immigrant Affairs hotline at (212) 335-3600. Regardless of your immigration status, we are here to protect your safety and your rights.”

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August 16, 2019

D.A. Vance and 66 Criminal Justice Leaders Denounce U.S. Attorney General’s Remarks About Local Prosecutors Click For More

“We hope that Attorney General Barr and other national leaders will understand what facts, data and lessons learned from the past have taught us as we work to wisely use limited criminal justice resources to promote safer and stronger communities.”

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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

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."

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August 9, 2019

National Prosecutors Organizations Call on Senator McConnell to Reconvene the Senate to Act on Gun Violence Prevention Click For More

 “Gun violence in America is a national emergency.  Every day the Senate puts off this debate is a day when someone in America will needlessly lose their life to firearms.  That’s why prosecutors, charged with protecting public safety, urge the Senate to take action now.”

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August 7, 2019

D.A. Vance: 35 Charged in “Debit Card Cracking” Cyber Schemes Click For More

"We’re charging dozens of defendants who preyed on unsuspecting New Yorkers by stealing their personal information to produce fake checks and then made cash withdrawals on those bad checks for a steep profit."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 day ago
“AG Barr criticized the initiatives of criminal justice leaders across the nation who advocate for diverting more individuals from the justice system; using discretion to redirect precious law enforcement resources better spent on public health and prevention than punishment; and improving fairness and accountability. We join this public statement to make clear that a growing number of criminal justice, law enforcement and prosecution leaders reject AG Barr’s perspective."