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July 19, 2018

DA Vance, Commissioner Peters: HRA Peace Officer Sentenced to Prison For Sexually Assaulting Woman in Custody Click For More

“John Lugo breached his duty as a peace officer in one of the most egregious ways possible,” said District Attorney Vance. “Instead of protecting and serving an individual in his care, he used his position and power to sexually assault her. I thank the brave survivor in this case for coming forward, and our partners at DOI for their strong commitment to rooting out criminal misconduct by City employees.”

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July 13, 2018

Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, Pays Full Restitution to Workers Click For More

"My Office and our partners will continue pursuing criminal cases against companies that endanger and defraud their workers, but meaningful, practical deterrence—in the form of higher corporate penalties for killing and maiming workers—is the only way that New York State can end these dangerous and unlawful practices that put vulnerable New Yorkers’ lives at risk.”

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July 11, 2018

DA Vance: Tech Exec Sentenced to Prison For Brutal Sexual Assault at The W Hotel Click For More

“This powerful executive sought to silence this survivor and invalidate her testimony, exploiting the power imbalance between them and falsely insisting that his torturous acts were consensual.”

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July 11, 2018

DA Vance: ID Thieves Indicted For “Card Cracking” Scheme Involving Snapchat, Rent Checks Click For More

“As Commissioner O’Neill and I warned last year, ‘card cracking’ scammers with large followings on Snapchat and other platforms are luring people into their schemes by showing off designer merchandise, luxury cars, and stacks of cash."

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July 2, 2018

Photos: D.A. Vance, Thrive Collective, Partners Host First-Ever “Art of Healing” Festival in East Harlem in Honor of Gun Violence Awareness Month Click For More

"This weekend’s Art of Healing festival serves as an important reminder that our work as prosecutors extends beyond the courtroom and that, often, delivering justice for victims means meeting with them in their own neighborhoods."

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