A Long Island doctor was arrested for allegedly defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $1.3 million for fraudulent claims related to Covid-19 testing, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) announced Wednesday.
Two New York City Corrections officers, including one from Long Island, have been suspended without pay after being arrested Tuesday for their alleged role in a Rikers Island contraband smuggling scheme – helping to deliver drugs and cellphones to gang-affiliated inmates.
Three women from Long Island’s South Shore were arrested Thursday, Jan. 13, and charged with assaulting a Delta Airlines security officer at JFK International Airport in September.
Among the 725 people nationwide who have been charged, to date, in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots are five Long Islanders.
It took investigators more than three years to crack this cold case, but a Long Island man was indicted by a Queens grand jury in a fatal 2018 drive-by shooting in St. Albans, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz.
A Long Island dentist was arrested for allegedly giving out prescription drugs in exchange for sex, prosecutors announced Thursday.
A Flushing couple was arrested for alleged reckless endangerment on Tuesday after a 1-year-old boy was found alone inside a locked car parked at a Manhasset shopping center, according to Nassau County Police Department.
Three NYPD officers from Long Island were charged for their alleged roles in a towing company bribery scheme as well as drug trafficking, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Four men have been charged in connection to the death of a Queens woman who was found in the trunk of a car in Inwood.
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