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Russian Tourist Faces Judge in Bridge Climb Case
The Russian tourist accused of scaling the Brooklyn Bridge faced a judge for his alleged antics that sparked new security concerns. Brynn Gingras reports.
Husband’s guilty plea in Nazi-fund theft
A Brooklyn man followed his wife’s lead and pleaded guilty yesterday to taking part in a massive, $57 million-plus fraud on the nonprofit that pay reparations to victims of the Nazis.
Long Island Parking Company Manager Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Valets
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork/AP) — A manager of a parking attendant company has been charged with stealing $23,541 in tips from parking valets at a mall on Long Island.
Woman who claimed to make meager living at strip club
She claimed to be a strip club worker struggling to make ends meet on just a few hundred dollars a week. But prosecutors said Janna Doheny was actually a scheming real estate shark who owned several luxury properties in Brooklyn
Russian tourist busted climbing Brooklyn Bridge
A Brooklyn judge encouraged prosecutors Friday to let Yaroslav Kolchin off with “a bunch of community service” instead of the jail time they are currently offering as punishment for climbing the bridge.
Judge wants criminal case in Kazakhstan dropped
Officials in Kazakhstan will have to drop criminal charges against the former sister-in-law of its President before a Manhattan judge will approve of the woman’s proposed divorce settlement with her husband.
Russian Who Climbed Brooklyn Bridge to Avoid Prison Time
A 24-year-old Russian man who was arrested by U.S. authorities for climbing New York's Brooklyn Bridge will likely only be sentenced to community service, his lawyer said Wednesday.
U.S. authorities demand jail for the Russian citizen, who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge
24 year old Yaroslav Kolchin accused of illegal entry into the enclosed area and the creation of a dangerous situation
7-Eleven Hack From Russia Led to ATM Looting in New York
Citibank officials are witnessing a huge spike in fraudulent withdrawals from New York area ATMs — $180,000 is stolen from cash machines on the Upper East Side in just three days.