Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown today announced that an Elmont, Long Island, woman who allegedly claimed to operate a bail bonds business in Queens County has been charged with stealing over $470,000 from more than three dozen individuals whom she allegedly had duped into investing in her business over the last three years. District … More LONG ISLAND “BAIL BONDS” WOMAN CHARGED WITH STEALING $470,000 FROM VICTIMS WHO INVESTED IN HER PURPORTED BUSINESS
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View Online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Fake Lawyer Who Falsely Claimed Brooklyn Bar Association as his Office Pleads Guilty in Connection with Offering Bogus Immigration Services for a Fee Faces 2 to 4 Years in State Prison at Sentencing Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced today that a Sunset Park man has pleaded … More Fake Lawyer Who Falsely Claimed Brooklyn Bar Association as his Office Pleads Guilty in Connection with Offering Bogus Immigration Services for a Fee
View Online FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Thai National Indicted in Alleged Immigration Fraud Scheme PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A federal grand jury in Providence, R.I., returned a 26-count indictment on Tuesday charging Nimon Naphaeng, 34, a native and citizen of Thailand, who currently resides in Wakefield, R.I., with allegedly running an immigration fraud … More Thai National Indicted in Alleged Immigration Fraud Scheme
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 14, 2016 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest Of New York Immigration Attorney For Immigration Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Glenn Sorge, Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (“ICE”), Homeland … More Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest Of New York Immigration Attorney For Immigration Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft
Together, the PINY Task Force has developed multiple community outreach flyers and educational materials. You can download them here: Find more here: Flyer: Tips to Find Immigration Legal Help (English) Flyer: Tips to Find Immigration Legal Help (Spanish) Flyer: You Have A Lawyer, Now What (English) Flyer: You Have a Lawyer, Now What (Spanish)
The PINY Resource Guide, “Collaborating to Protect New Yorkers from Immigration Fraud: A Resource Guide For Law Enforcement, Government and Advocates” provides government and law enforcement with the tools to crackdown on immigration assistance fraud. The Guide outlines the common ways consumers fall victim to this type of fraud; highlights the laws under which a case are … More PINY Resource Guide
The Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers (PINY) Task Force was created in January 2013 to strengthen enforcement against the unauthorized practice of immigration law through enhanced coordination between the state government, New York State Attorney General’s Office, District Attorneys’ offices, local government consumer affairs departments and federal agencies. Over the last two years, and led by the … More About the PINY Task Force