DA Vance: Police Officer Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison For Accepting Bribe, Helping Transport Cocaine
"Thanks to my Office’s Public Corruption Unit and our partners in the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, Officer Diaz has now admitted to acts of official corruption for which he will serve significant prison time."
“The extensive sexual abuse outlined in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s report is deeply disturbing, as are the coordinated efforts to conceal that abuse."
"By vacating these warrants, we are preventing unnecessary future interactions with the criminal justice system, and removing all of the collateral consequences – for one’s job prospects, school attendance, housing applications, and immigration status – associated with an open Criminal Court cases."
"Louis Meza orchestrated a 21st-century stick-up. Then 21st-century investigators brought him swiftly to justice, securing a landmark conviction in an undeveloped area of the law."
“Thanks to the brave victims who approached the dedicated advocates at Make the Road New York, we were able to put a stop to this scheme."
"These convictions and significant jail sentence should put Manhattan-based brokerages and financial executives on notice: no one is above the law."