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Ex-Mount Vernon employee sentenced in credit card fraud case

Former Mount Vernon Deputy Police Commissioner Fraida Hickson had used another woman's credit card to pay for plastic surgery.

All but one charge against former Mount Vernon mayor dismissed over...

While many of Thomas’ and James’ alleged actions may have been improper, U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas ruled on Sept. 10, they do not “reflect retaliation.”

Mount Vernon city worker pleads guilty to credit card fraud for...

Fraida Hickson used a Mount Vernon auxiliary police badge, according to the criminal complaint, to identify herself at the surgeon’s office in 2017.

Judge awards $1.2M to Crestwood Technology in trade secrets case

A federal judge has ordered Patrick K. Dunn, a former sales executive at Crestwood Technology Group, to pay the Yonkers military contractor more than $1.2 million for stealing trade secrets.

New Rochelle animal rights lawyer claims website stole her name

Susan Chana Lask sued NameCheap Inc., an internet domain registrar, and John Doe, “whose identity is presently unknown,” for $2 million.

Somers flimflam man, Douglas E. Castle, gets third prison term

Castle hustled his prey in what is known as an “advance fee scam,” a common internet fraud.

Consumers Union agrees to $16.4M subscriber privacy settlement

Consumers Union “continues to deny any wrongdoing,” the settlement states. But it agreed to the deal, “taking into account the uncertainty and risks inherent in any litigation.”

Richard Brega gets 50 months in prison for school bus repair...

“He cheated his clients, nickel-and-diming them every chance he could,” Benjamin R. Allee and Michael D. Maimin, assistant prosecutors, said in their sentencing memo.

Federal judge declines to dismiss Cigna’s fraud claim against Carmel doctors

A federal judge has denied a request to dismiss Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co.’s claim that two doctors in Carmel overbilled the company for $915,070 for unnecessary tests.

Federal judge denies motions to dismiss Trump Tower racketeering lawsuit

The ruling comes on the heels of a $101.3 million sale of the Ridgeview Apartments in Elmsford that was connected to alleged illegal transactions.

Mastermind of computer heist fails respect test, sentenced to 4 years...

A one-year prison term, the U.S. Attorney’s Office argued, “would diminish respect for the law and undermine general deterrence.”

Former New Rochelle school official sentenced to prison in bribe scheme

“I was unable to resist the temptation of the money being offered to me,” John C. Gallagher Jr. wrote to the judge.

Chinese national sentenced to prison for stealing IBM trade secret

Xu Jiaqiang stole “extraordinarily valuable proprietary computer source code that had taken millions of dollars and literally decades of work to perfect.”

Lumber executive sentenced to 50 months in Ulster County kickback scheme

Robert Lees, 62, had been found guilty of conspiracy, mail fraud, money laundering and making false statements in a loan application.