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News & Features Nakwon Foxworth, the ex-con apprehended for shooting four members of the NYPD early Sunday morning in Sheepshead Bay. Source: MySpace
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The man accused of shooting four NYPD officers at his Nostrand Avenue apartment is looking to justify his actions by arguing that the cops fired first. Nakwon Foxworth, 35 is facing attempted murder charges for the April 8, 2012, shooting at 3301 Nostrand Avenue that left four cops hospitalized. Foxworth barricaded himself in his…

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Tatyana Gabinskaya, a local doctor, was sentenced on Friday to one year and one day in prison for her role in a massive $279 million no-fault auto insurance fraud scheme that has already seen 31 other defendants convicted. According to investigators, Gabinskaya, 60, was a central figure of the scheme, saying she was the owner and operator of…

News & Features Grunin in 2012, in a YouTube video in which he shows off a Lamborghini. (Source: Youtube)
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A 23-year-old Manhattan Beach resident was ordered to pay Facebook up to $1.4 million for allegedly scamming the social media giant and thumbing his nose at the court proceedings. A San Francisco federal court slapped Martin Grunan with the default judgement after he failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by Facebook, claiming that Grunan tricked…

Real Estate 3027 Avenue V, the address of one of the shell companies affiliated with the alleged scam. (Source: Google Maps)
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It looks like the fraud charges against a Homecrest medical center have forced the facility to close up shop for good, with the Avenue V space now up for lease. Avenue V Medical Center popped up for lease on real estate websites last week. The listing says the 4,000-square-foot medical space is available immediately, and…

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The chief financial officer of Manhattan-based nonprofit Aish HaTorah, Jacob Fetman, of Midwood, was charged yesterday with embezzling more than $237,000 from the international Jewish outreach organization through another non-profit under his control. According to District Attorney Ken Thompson’s office, Fetman routed the organization’s donations through three separate Aish bank accounts that he controlled. From November 2010…

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