D.A. Vance: “Phoenix Project” Begins Serving Young Survivors of Sex Trafficking Across New York City
“My Office’s commitment to fight sex trafficking doesn’t begin and end in the courtroom. Helping survivors obtain housing, health care, and education is key to putting traffickers out of business. Today, using dollars forfeited in our aggressive investigations against major banks, The Foundling’s Phoenix Project opens its doors to young survivors of sex trafficking, offering critical support and mentorship across New York City," said District Attorney Vance.
"The work continues."
D.A. Vance: Driver Charged with Manslaughter for Striking Two Pedestrians in Cross Walk, Killing 3-Year-Old Boy
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. today announced the indictment of JAIME SABOGAL, 60, for striking two pedestrians in a crosswalk with his pick-up truck in East Harlem, killing 3-year-old Bertin DeJesus and injuring his mother, while driving with a suspended license.
D.A. Vance: Major Identity Thief Charged in “SIM Swapping” Scheme That Targeted 300 Victims Across the U.S. and Canada
“Mr. Oaks is accused of fraudulently transferring the cell phone numbers of more than 300 people to phones in his possession,” said District Attorney Vance.
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging her agency to pursue bold regulatory actions to further increase incorporation transparency following the passage of the bipartisan Corporate Transparency Act.
Forty-Six Prosecutors Across America Urge President Biden and Vice President Harris to Take Action on Gun Violence
“The pandemic is changing crime patterns before our eyes,” said PAGV co-founder and co-chair, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. “Around the country, there’s been a surge in gun purchases and concern about unreported, or under-reported, crimes committed at home."