Dan Sandler, the man best known for spouting obscenity-laced anti-Semitic rants while dressed as Elmo in Times Square, Central Park, and other locations around New York, is finally going to jail--although not for that. Sandler was sentenced to one year in jail on Wednesday for attempting to extort ... More >>
In a kind of tabloid harmonic convergence, a court document filed yesterday contains new allegations about Yankees general manager Brian Cashman from his former mistress, who is accused of stalking him and trying to extort money from him. Louise Meanwell is said to have told her lawyer Stephen Tura ... More >>
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Here's some free advice: if you need some quick cash, a loan from a Gambino crime family associate is one of the worst ways to go about getting it. And if being indebted to the mafia isn't enough to scare you off, this might: in at least two cases, a Gambino gangster has teamed up with a Hells Angel ... More >>
The United States Attorney's Office announced this afternoon that several alleged members of the Genovese crime family have been indicted on multiple mobster-y crimes dating back to 2006.In all, 11 people were indicted, including alleged Genovese Captain Conrad Ianniello, and several Genovese "soldi ... More >>
Bush 2000 campaign operative Spargo's career move to the NY Supreme Court bench ends with a prison sentence for extortion, bribery.An upstate New York Supreme Court justice who had been prominent in the Bush 2000 Florida campaign — and who specialized in shaking down attorneys — was sent ... More >>
Chop-shop king built his dream mansion. Then an interior decorator took him down.
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