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Four Mill Basin youths have been indicted for their connection to an attack on two NYPD officers outside of a Bensonhurst home last month, which left an off-duty detective badly beaten. Joseph Nacmias, Jason Chalhon, Vito Morgera, and Michael Peterson, all 17-year-olds, have been variously charged in a six-count indictment with second-degree assault, third-degree assault, resisting arrest, 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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Cops charged a Sheepshead Bay man and Mill Basin man on Thursday, claiming that investigators  recovered more than 240 videos depicting children in sexual performances, including one video of a child in diapers. The busts were made public by Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Friday, following the arraignment of Harvey Epstein, 68, of Homecrest Avenue…

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The operators of nine child care facilities – seven in Brooklyn and two in Staten Island – were charged last Friday with submitting false documents to the city to cover up a slew of health and safety problems, according to Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation Mark Peters, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken…

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Noor Hussein, 75, was sentenced yesterday to 18 years to life for beating his 66-year-old wife to death in their Midwood home in 2011 after she cooked him the wrong meal. Hussein was convicted of second degree murder last month, when a jury found him guilty of viciously beating his wife Nazar as she lay…

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Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced the launch of a Public Integrity Hotline this week, giving Brooklynites a place to call to report public corruption. “My office is committed to rooting out public corruption in Brooklyn, and we take every complaint about corruption seriously. For that reason, I created a dedicated Public Integrity Hotline to…

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Area resident Petr Murmylyuk was sentenced to 30 months in prison for conspiring to hack into retail brokerage accounts and execute sham trades, the U.S. Attorney announced on Friday. Murmylyuk, who also went by the name Dmitry Tokar, pleaded guilty in July 2013 to charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud. He had previously pleaded guilty…

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Long-serving Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes suffered a surprising defeat at the hands of challenger Ken Thompson, ending his 23-year-reign. A report by the New York Times dug deep into Hynes’ long history as Brooklyn’s district attorney and why he lost his latest reelection bid. When Charles Hynes was elected to serve as the Brooklyn…

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