U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. will be in Rochester on Friday for “A Call to Action II: Combating the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic.” The one-day summit, sponsored by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, will examine the problem of prescription drug abuse from multiple points of view. The summit is a multi-disciplinary examination of the prescription [...]
U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Wednesday that the Western District of New York collected $29.3 million in fiscal 2011 related to criminal and civil actions. Of that, $ 2.4 million was collected in criminal actions and $18.5 million in civil actions. Additionally, the office collected $8.5 million in criminal and civil forfeitures. Nationwide, [...]
WHITE PLAINS — Prosecutors say a New York law firm refused to allow a disabled client into its offices with her service dog. The U.S. attorney says the Newburgh firm of Larkin, Axelrod, Ingrassia and Tetenbaum violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. He says lawyers should know better. In a lawsuit filed in White Plains [...]
Last week, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the FBI announced the indictment of 11 defendants (including the founders of three large Internet poker sites) with bank fraud, money laundering and illegal gambling offenses.