California: Man Faces More Murder Counts

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Feb 08, 2012 | 0 Comments

In January, police arrested former US marine Itzcoatl Ocampo, for the killings of four homeless men in California. Prosecutors were expected to file formal murder charges for the stabbings that occurred in late December. Those closest to him claim that Ocampo was never the same after returning fr...

NYPD Officer Dies After Being Shot in Face

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Feb 07, 2012 | 0 Comments

Peter Figoski, a veteran officer of the NYPD was shot at close range and killed with an illegal semi automatic weapon. The officer was responding as backup to a robbery in progress at a basement apartment in East New York. The first two responding officers who arrived on the scene found the robbe...

An Uptick on Insider Trading Indictments

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Apr 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In what seems like a new arrest every day, federal prosecutors in both New York and New Jersey have sought indictments against everyone from hedge fund managers to lawyers alleging insider trading activity. At the forefront is the high-profile indictment of Raj Rajaratnam, a hedge fund manager, w...

Mafia Trial in New York Changes the Rules

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Apr 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In a pending trial in the Eastern District of New York, former mafia Don Joseph Massino is cooperating with the federal government and testifying against his successor Don Vinny Basciano. This event is a major shift in what is generally known about the mafia the mob families bosses. While there h...

US Attorney's Office Targets On-Line Poker Sites

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Apr 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In an aggressive and bold move, the US Attorney's Office of the Southern District of New York have indicted executives of 3 on-line poker sites. The charges are money laundering and bribery which stem from the the allegation that the gambling proceeds were funneled away from the poker sites and i...

Madoff Accuses Big Banks as Complicit

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Apr 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Madoff Says Big Banks Complicit in Historic Ponzi Scheme Bernie Madoff, sentenced to 150 years for masterminding a massive Ponzi scheme believed to have bilked investors out of tens of billions in the largest such scam in history, just told the Financial Times that many key banks knew of, and ...

The Changing Times and Invasion of Privacy Crimes

Posted by Steven G. Brill | Dec 02, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let's face it. Nothing is private anymore. If you use Face book, most of your friends probably share their most intimate, as well as their most mundane moments with you and the rest of their virtual world. We live in no ordinary time. So, what happened in New Jersey this past September when two ...

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