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Saturday Apr 12 | Newsday

LI lawyers charged in Queens mortgage fraud scheme

Two Long Island attorneys have been charged by a grand jury with creating a "short sale" mortgage fraud scheme in which they allegedly bilked Queens homeowners, mortgage lenders and home buyers out of more than $1 million.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Flying Out of NYC, Gun Owners? Not So Fast. The Locals Want To Bust You and Steal Your Firearms.

As it turns out, Mike Connolly was arrested simply because he owned a firearm and was within the grasp of New York City authorities.


Related Topix: Guns, La Guardia, Country, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Mar 27, 2014

City Limits

AIDS Center of Queens County: Housing Placement Specialist

Description ACQC, a leader in providing services to individuals with HIV/AIDS is seeking a Housing Placement Specialist to locate and secure suitable housing with appropriate lease terms for clients of ACQC.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

SORA Hearing Complicated by AG's Letter Seeking Parole

An attorney for an inmate who insists he did not commit violent sex crimes dueled with Nassau County prosecutors yesterday on what evidence should be admitted and considered relevant when determining his risk to the community.


Related Topix: Nassau County, NY

Mon Mar 24, 2014

People ex rel. Stephen S. v Munsey, 2012-09913

For respondent: Lesley M. DeLia, Ana Vuk-Pavlovic, and Dennis B. Feld of counsel, Mental Hygiene Legal Service, Mineola, N.Y. APPEAL by Holliswood Hospital in a proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 70 in the nature of habeas corpus instituted on behalf of Stephen S., who was admitted to Holliswood Hospital as an involuntary patient pursuant to an ... (more)


Related Topix: Mineola, NY

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Showtimea s a Geraldine Ferraroa : An icon fades into history

In the intriguing documentary "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," airing Friday on Showtime, a viewer clearly gets the sense of duty and devotion that brought this project about: Donna Zaccaro, a former "Today" show producer and the oldest of Ferraro's three children, made the film because she worries people are already beginning to forget her ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Health, Television