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December 6, 2018

DA Vance Announces 20-Year Sentence in Meat Cleaver Attack on NYPD Detective Click For More

“Off-duty Detective Brian O’Donnell embodied this principle when he courageously jumped into action, tackling a man wielding a meat cleaver among scores of midtown pedestrians. Thanks to his bravery and our prosecutors’ hard work, Mr. Joudeh will now serve a prison sentence commensurate with this intolerable violence.”

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December 5, 2018

DA Vance: James Rackover Sentenced to 28 and 2/3 Years-to-Life for Brutal Murder of Joseph Comunale Click For More

“The judge’s sentence of 28 and 2/3 years-to-life in prison — the maximum permitted by state law — was the only appropriate sentence to address the pain and loss that Joey’s murder inflicted on the Comunale family.”

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November 19, 2018

D.A. Vance Announces $162.8 Million Payment From Société Générale to New York City and State Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., together with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), today announced the resolution of a joint investigation into the criminal conduct of Société Générale (“Soc Gen”), the sixth-largest bank in Europe, and the payment of $880 million in penalties and forfeiture to criminal prosecutors. 

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November 15, 2018

DA Vance Announces Indictment of Olivet University Officials and Christian Media CEO in $25 Million Fraud Probe Arising out of Newsweek Investigation Click For More

"In total, the defendants are alleged to have obtained approximately $35 million in funding through their scheme."

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November 8, 2018

Request for Media Attention: Manhattan DA’s Office Urges Victims of Sexually Abusive Physician Assistant to Come Forward Click For More

"As a physician assistant, this defendant garnered trust and confidence from the many patients left in his care."

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November 8, 2018

DA Vance, Partners Announce Assault Charges in Harlem Construction Site Incident; Warn Industry About Increasingly Popular “Mini Cranes” Click For More

158,000 New Yorkers now make up our city’s construction workforce. It’s these workers who build and grow our city, and it’s these workers who pay the price when construction supervisors cut corners in order to build faster.


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
👮‍♂️ NYPD members risk their lives 24/7 to protect their fellow New Yorkers.

When a man wielding a meat cleaver terrorized crowds in midtown, Off-Duty Det Brian O’Donnell jumped into action.

Thanks to him, no one was killed and this defendant will now serve time in prison 👇