Tag: Federal Court
A new acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY) was sworn in on Monday to replace Mark J. Lesko, federal officials said.
A former Long Island Rail Road employee has been arrested for allegedly entering a false train inspection report on a rail that was broken and caused a train derailment and collision in 2019, according to federal authorities.
A Farmingdale man has become the fourth Long Islander arrested for allegedly joining the U.S. Capitol building riot, which left five dead, including a police officer, federal prosecutors said.
In documents submitted at U.S. District Court in Central Islip Monday, alleged terrorist sympathizer Elvis Redzepagic is accused of threatening to behead his mother, bragging about outsmarting the CIA in Facebook communications, and envisioning returning from abroad with an army of fellow fighters.
Federal prosecutors charged Walsh with theft and wire fraud for allegedly being paid $200,000 for hours when he was golfing, gambling and politicking between 2011 and 2014. Attorneys for Walsh, who retired shortly before the trial began so he could collect his pension, have argued that he was free to come and go as he pleased and make up the hours later.