30, Jan 2015 - NY man gets up to 63 years in prison for financial fraud
A New York man has been sentenced to decades behind bars for a land investment fraud that cheated clients out of their retirement savings. Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota (SPOH'-tuh) says ...
22, Jan 2015 - Victimsâ€™ Families Demand Stiffer Sentences For Hit-And-Run Killers In New York
The families, accompanied by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and state senators, demanded that the maximum sentence be increased from seven to 15 years for hit-and-run drivers.
23, May 2013 - GOP taps New Suffolk attorney for Assembly race
More than two months after Dan Losquadro left office to run the Brookhaven Town Highway Department, local Republicans have finally identified their choice to replace him in the New York State Assembly. Anthony Palumbo, 42, an attorney from New Suffolk, has secured the GOP nomination, according to Suffolk County Republican chairman John Jay LaValle. â€śHe [...]
20, May 2013 - 3 Long Island men indicted in lottery scam
In this photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, is Orhan Ozturk. Ozturk and two accomplices have been charged with allegedly swindling a New York State lottery winner of nearly $75,000.
06, May 2013 - Man carried bag of pills on bus, DA says
A South Boston man has been charged with trying to transport thousands of oxycodone pills on a bus trip from New York City to Boston, according to the Suffolk district attorneyâ€™s office. Police conducted a luggage check on the Lucky Star bus, which had arrived at South Station just before 9 a.m. on April 3, and noticed that one passenger, Gregory Horne, 31, appeared â€śvisibly nervous,â€ť the ...
18, Apr 2013 - Woman accused of faking cancer, buying drugs
A New York woman faces charges that she faked cancer to solicit money from unsuspecting donors and a relative. For more than a year, 21-year-old Brittany Ozarowski falsely claimed she had cancer, defrauding donors of thousands of dollars to collect money for her drug habit, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office said. Ozarowski was arrested April 1 in front of a supermarket while ...
12, Apr 2013 - LI woman faked cancer to pay for heroin with community fundraisers: DA
LONG ISLAND, New York (PIX11) â€“ â€śShe told me she had bone and brain cancer and that she needed money to pay for it,â€ť said Elizabeth Patricola. Thousands of people on Long Island, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney â€¦