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April 1, 2021

Manhattan D.A.’s Office Returns Three Antiquities to Nepal Click For More

“Today’s repatriation of three extraordinary pieces to the people of Nepal marks the latest in our ongoing efforts to repatriate stolen and looted antiquities seized from the illicit collection of Subhash Kapoor,” said District Attorney Vance.

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March 31, 2021

D.A. Vance: Brandon Elliot Charged with Hate Crimes for Brutal Attack 65-Year-Old Asian-American Woman in Midtown Click For More

“Mr. Elliot is accused of brutally shoving, kicking, and stomping a 65-year-old mother to the ground after telling her that she didn’t belong here,” said District Attorney Vance. “Let me be clear: this brave woman belongs here. Asian-American New Yorkers belong here. Everyone belongs here. Attacks against Asian-American New Yorkers are attacks against all New Yorkers, and my Office will continue to stand against hate in all its forms.

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March 25, 2021

Manhattan D.A.’s Office Returns Pair of Statues Seized Pursuant to the Investigation of Subhash Kapoor Click For More

“This remarkable pair was part of the collection of thousands of looted and stolen antiquities that my Office’s Antiquities Trafficking Unit and our partners at Homeland Security Investigations seized from Subhash Kapoor,” said District Attorney Vance. "

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March 18, 2021

D.A. Vance Launches New York’s First D.A. “Data Dashboard” in Groundbreaking Move Toward Transparency in Criminal Justice Click For More

“In this moment of unparalleled interest in the work of local prosecutors, our new Data Dashboard affirms our Office’s deep commitment to providing greater transparency and accountability to the communities we serve,” said District Attorney Vance.

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March 12, 2021

D.A. Vance Will Not Seek Reelection Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. today announced that he will not seek reelection for a fourth term in office, which would begin January 2022. The full text of the D.A.’s memo to the Office’s prosecutors and staff is copied below.

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March 3, 2021

D.A. Vance Announces Indictment of Sex Trafficker Who Recruited Young Women From Out of State Click For More

“As alleged in the indictment, Mr. Martin has spent the last two years using social media, death threats, beatings, and guns, to recruit, transport, and coercively prostitute five young women who lived in constant and very real fear for their lives,” said District Attorney Vance.


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Today we met with Asian-American community leaders in an ongoing dialogue about combatting the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.

Our office is here to listen and help, regardless of your immigration status. 📞 212-335-3100. #StopAAPIHate