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December 18, 2019

D.A. Vance: “Sim Swapping” Identity Thief Indicted for Stealing $1 Million in Cryptocurrency Click For More

"This is the third major SIM-swapping case my Office has brought in recent months, and it won’t be the last. We urge anyone with information about a SIM-swapping scheme to report it directly to our Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau at 212-335-9600."

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December 17, 2019

Statement by D.A. Vance on Gov. Cuomo’s Adoption of Proposal to Close the Rape Intoxication Loophole Click For More

“This proposal would close a major loophole in New York's rape laws, enabling prosecutors to bring more cases and secure justice for more survivors. I thank Governor Cuomo for his leadership and urge the passage of this common-sense fix that aligns New York's definition of consent with more than half the nation.”

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December 10, 2019

D.A. Vance Testifies Before U.S. Senate on Smartphone Encryption and Public Safety Click For More

"Allowing private companies in Silicon Valley to continue to assert themselves as the unregulated gatekeepers of critical evidence is dangerous, and warrants legislative intervention.”

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December 6, 2019

D.A. Vance, NYPD, ASPCA Announce Indictment in Dogfighting Ring Click For More

“Animal cruelty has no place in 21st-century New York, and will be met with the full force of our laws,” said District Attorney Vance.

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December 5, 2019

D.A. Vance Announces Restorative Justice Resolution in Homicide of Dr. Young Kun Kim Click For More

“Today’s sentencing proves that even in homicide cases, restorative justice is a meaningful way to empower survivors while offering both parties an opportunity to engage, understand, heal, and move forward."

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November 21, 2019

Former Partner of Locke Lord LLP Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court of Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering and Bank Fraud in Connection With Scheme to Launder $400 Million of OneCoin Fraud Proceeds Click For More

"This significant guilty verdict puts high-tech fraudsters on notice: federal and state prosecutors in Manhattan have the resources, expertise, and resolve to hold you accountable and secure justice for your victims."