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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Bayside

Bayside’s 111th Precinct fights against mailbox fishing epidemic

Fishing has rules and regulations. Mailbox fishing is illegal. Comments (2)
Crime

Queens residents charged in healthcare fraud schemes

Thirteen individuals, including four from Queens, and two pharmacy owners have been charged with participating in fraudulent schemes in which Medicare and Medicaid programs were billed more than $163 million, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn. Comments (1)

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Howard Beach

Forum publisher pleads guilty to concealing felony crime

Patricia Adams, the former publisher of The Forum Newsgroup weekly newspaper in Howard Beach, is expected to return to court Sept. 13 after pleading guilty to one count of misprision, which is an acknowledgement of concealing information about a felony crime, according to a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn. Comment

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Flushing

Ozone Park man pleads guilty to aiding ISIS

An Ozone Park man pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn federal court last month to helping the overseas terrorist organization ISIS, according to the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Comments (3)

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Far Rockaway

Alleged van thieves face multiple charges: DA

Chukuweike Emeni, also known as Emzie Snipes, was accused of being the ringleader of two separate criminal enterprises last month that involved stealing commercial vans, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Monday, July 9, 2018

Flushing

Wealthy Queens woman pleads guilty to welfare fraud: DA

A wealthy Queens woman pleaded guilty last week to charges of stealing more than $167,000 in welfare benefits by concealing her annual household income that was close to $225,000, the Queens district attorney and the state inspector general said. Comments (9)

Friday, July 6, 2018

Flushing

Flushing doctor sentenced in botched abortion death

A Flushing doctor was sentenced to jail time last week after pleading guilty to medical malpractice and negligence in the death of a woman who died as the result of a botched abortion. Comments (1)
Crime

106th Precinct detective forced to retire over falsified reports: DA

Thomas Rice, a New York Police Department detective with the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park, was demoted to a police officer, suspended and forced to retire after it was discovered that he filed false police reports for three months in 2013, the Queens district attorney said Comments (1)
Letters

Human Trafficking Courts are making a huge difference in New York

Human trafficking is a horrifying reality in New York City. Comments (2)

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