Preet Bharara

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Bedford Park »

Bronx Daycare Teacher Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Joshua Conde, 26, faces up to 70 years in prison, authorities said.

Chinatown »

Chinatown Store Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Illegal Pesticides

Cheng Yan Huang, 56, admitted to selling more than 2,010 packages of banned pesticide.

Washington Heights »

Pair Scammed Elderly Woman Out of Multi-Million Dollar Property

The Manhattan U.S. Attorney said the victim was swindled out of her multimillion-dollar WaHi building.

Manhattan »

CityTime Contractor to Pay $500 Million Fraud Settlement

The contractor responsible for the botched CityTime project will pay the city half a billion dollars.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Feds Bust International Hacking Ring Based on the Lower East Side

Leaders of Anonymous and LulzSec hacking rings are facing charges.

Manhattan »

Doctors and Lawyers Implicated in $279M Insurance Fraud Scheme

The complex fraud scheme also involved members of a Russian organized crime ring, officials said.

Downtown »

Ann Pettway Expected to Plead Guilty to Kidnapping Charges

Ann Pettway is accused of stealing a baby, Carlina White, in Harlem over two decades ago.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Trinitarios Gang Members Who Operated Uptown Busted by Feds

 Members of the Trinitarios face charges including gun trafficking, murder and drug dealing. 

Manhattan »

John Liu Fund Raiser Arrested for Campaign Fraud

Xing Wu Pan, who allegedly funneled $16,000 into the mayoral campaign war chest for Comptroller John Liu, was arrested Wednesday.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Gramercy Park Hotel Settles Lawsuit Over Disabled Access

The government sued the hotel, claming owners did not comply with the American Disability Act.

Downtown »

International Drug Lord Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Court

Jamacian drug lord Christopher Coke, 42, pleaded guilty to racketeering and assault charges on Wednesday.

Manhattan »

Former Duane Reade CEO Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Anthony Cuti, former CEO of Duane Reade, was found guilty of securities fraud, FBI officials said Monday. 

Downtown »

Osama bin Laden Terror Case Dismissed

A Manhattan Federal Court judge dismissed the African embassy bombing case against Osama bin Laden.

Downtown »

TriBeCa Apartment Complex is Not Rent-Stabilized, Federal Court Rules

Independence Plaza North is not rent-stabilized, a federal judge said last week.