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Civic Center »

NYC Board of Elections Riddled With Problems, Dept. of Investigation Finds

The Department of Investigation found a host of problems with the city's beleaguered elections board.

Carroll Gardens »

Pols Blast City's Dismissal of Violations for Proposed Homeless Shelter

Local officials have called for an investigation into the proposed shelter at 165 W. Ninth St.

Midtown »

Man Arrested for Serving up Bogus A Restaurant Grades, Investigators Say

Anastasios Kountis, 32, was accused of dishing out fake A grades in exchange for cash, officials said.

Long Island City »

LIC Rock Climbing Gym Plans to Open This Summer, Despite Bribery Scandal

The Cliffs is looking to open in July. Its owner was recently probed by the Department of Investigations.

Financial District »

Parks Officer Caught Stealing From Battery Park Lost-and-Found, City Says

A former city parks officer could face up to a year in jail after he was accused of stealing $55.

Wakefield »

Councilman Larry Seabrook Guilty of Fraud

Bronx City Councilman was found guilty of wire fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy charges.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Island Supervisors Found Guilty of Covering Up Prisoner Assault

Gail Lewis and Captain Sherman Graham were accused of filing false reports.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Bookkeeper Indicted for Stealing $2.6M from Estates Without Wills

A bookkeeper for the Brooklyn public administrator and three others colluded in the scheme.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Manhattan Man, Queens Woman Busted for Housing Fraud

Sherwan Gamble, 52, and Joanne Simmons, 50, have been arrested for housing fraud, the DOI said.

Manhattan »

Concert Pianist Hid $1M Hamptons Home to Get Subsidy for TriBeCa Apartment

Carnegie Hall pianist Antonio Fermin, 48, pleaded guilty to stealing $17,815 in housing subsidies.

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.

Manhattan »

Rikers Correction Officer Admits to Taking Bribes, Having Sex with Inmate

Clara Espada, 41, is facing a six months in jail for allowing drugs onto Rikers Island.

Manhattan »

Rikers Island Correction Officers Charged with Inmate Assault Cover-Up

Two Department of Correction officers were indicted on charges of assault and falsifying records. 

Manhattan »

LES Housing Scam Suspect Splurged on Florida Vacation

A Lower East Side tenants association president was among four suspects who allegedly scammed the city out of $200K.

Manhattan »

Investigation Reveals 14 Cases of Fraud Involving Dead New Yorkers' Pension Checks

One fraudster cashed 38 pension checks worth $139, 818, using the driver's license of a pensioner who died in 2007.