The Manhattan U.S. Attorney said the victim was swindled out of her multimillion-dollar WaHi building.
The contractor responsible for the botched CityTime project will pay the city half a billion dollars.
Leaders of Anonymous and LulzSec hacking rings are facing charges.
The complex fraud scheme also involved members of a Russian organized crime ring, officials said.
Ann Pettway is accused of stealing a baby, Carlina White, in Harlem over two decades ago.
Members of the Trinitarios face charges including gun trafficking, murder and drug dealing.
Xing Wu Pan, who allegedly funneled $16,000 into the mayoral campaign war chest for Comptroller John Liu, was arrested Wednesday.
The government sued the hotel, claming owners did not comply with the American Disability Act.
Jamacian drug lord Christopher Coke, 42, pleaded guilty to racketeering and assault charges on Wednesday.
Anthony Cuti, former CEO of Duane Reade, was found guilty of securities fraud, FBI officials said Monday.
A Manhattan Federal Court judge dismissed the African embassy bombing case against Osama bin Laden.
Independence Plaza North is not rent-stabilized, a federal judge said last week.
The 81-page indictment describes how the Al Qaeda operatives planned the attack.
Skanska USA has to pay $20 million under an agreement with federal prosecutors.
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