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July 20, 2021

D.A. Vance: British Antiquities Restorer Arraigned in Global Antiquities Trafficking Scheme Following Extradition from London Click For More

“Without restorers to disguise stolen relics, there would be no laundered items for antiquities traffickers to sell,” said District Attorney Vance. “The arraignment of Neil Perry Smith serves as a reminder that behind every antiquities trafficking ring preying upon cultural heritage for profit, there is someone reassembling and restoring these looted pieces to lend the criminal enterprise a veneer of legitimacy."

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July 19, 2021

D.A. Vance: Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Security Team, Including Former N.Y.P.D. Detective, Indicted For Robbery, Criminal Impersonation Click For More

“A celebrity entourage is not a police department, and Manhattan is not the Wild West,” said District Attorney Vance.

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July 15, 2021

D.A. Vance: C.E.O., C.F.O. Indicted for $28 Million Theft Click For More

“Our relentless focus on integrity in construction and development continues with this indictment of top executives of a publicly-traded company who flaunted New York’s construction lien laws,” said D.A. Vance.

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June 30, 2021

District Attorney Vance Dismisses 4,500 Marijuana Cases Click For More

“Dismissing marijuana cases en masse is an important step toward addressing the decades of racial disparities behind marijuana enforcement in New York City,” said District Attorney Vance.

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June 17, 2021

D.A. Vance: Former Court Official And Husband Charged With Official Misconduct Click For More

“As alleged, Melissa Ringel violated her oath as an official of the court when she brazenly circumvented the rules to assist her husband, Frank Esposito, and his client, during the sale of a multimillion-dollar penthouse near Central Park,” said District Attorney Vance.

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June 9, 2021

Manhattan D.A.’s Office Returns 27 Antiquities to Cambodia Click For More

“The repatriation of these 27 stunning relics to the people of Cambodia restores an important link between the nation’s classical Angkor era and its modern customs and beliefs that, for far too long, was disrupted by the greed of stolen antiquities traffickers,” said District Attorney Vance.


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office5 days ago
In honor of #HipsanicHeritageMonth, Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Goldbarg joined our office to discuss her journey to becoming a prosecutor and her role in taking down Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.