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United States of America v. Quandel Smothers, a/k/a "Chucky"
Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with racketeering conspiracy and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime in connection with his leadership of the East New York-based Elite Assassin Millas (E.A.M.), a set of the Bloods street gang. ...
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( 02-01-2023 - NY)

Mohammed F. Chowdhury v. Raja 786 Food, Inc.
Brooklyn, New York employment law lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a Fair Labor Standards Act violation theory. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn The claims made and defenses asserted by the ...
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( 01-25-2023 - NY)

Leida Villao v. New York Builder of Stairs, Inc., et al.
Brooklyn, New York employment law lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant claiming denial of overtime compensation due and owing to the Estate of Jose Garcia. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn The claims...
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( 01-25-2023 - NY)

Tammy Brake v. Slochowsky & Slochowsky LLP, et al.
Brooklyn, New York consumer law lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on Fair Debt Collection Act violation theories. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn Plaintiff Tammy Brake initiated this acti...
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( 01-25-2023 - NY)

Theda Jackson-Mau v. Walgreen Co.
Brooklyn, New York civil litigation lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a fraud and Truth-In-Lending theories. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn Plaintiff Theda Jackson-Mau brought this action a...
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( 01-25-2023 - NY)

United States of America v. Douglas Singer
Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit a Hobbs Act extortion. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn The Hobbs Act is violated by the wrongful use of a...
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( 01-12-2023 - NY)

Svetlana Shkolnikova v. United States of America
Brooklyn, New York employment law lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a job discrimination theory under 42 U.S.C. 2000e. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn It is an unlawful employment pract...
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( 01-12-2023 - NY)

United States of America, et al. v. North Shore Ambulance and Oxygen Service, Inc., et al.
Brooklyn, New York lawyers represented the United States in asserting a False Claims Act claim against Defendants under 31 U.S.C. 3729. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn The False Claims Act (FCA), also called the...
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( 01-12-2023 - NY)

United States of America v. Wafa Abboud
Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with embezzlement. MoreLaw Legal News For Brooklyn From January 2011 until her termination on May 27, 2016, Waffa Abboud, age 55, from M...
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( 01-11-2023 - NY)

United States of America v. Arkadiy Khalmov and Peter Khaim
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and filing fraudulent claims to Medicare and then laundering the money. rkadiy Khaimov, 39, and Peter Khaim, 42, engaged in a complex money laundering conspiracy to launder the proceeds of a fraudulent health care scheme involving over a dozen New York-area pharmacies that they...
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( 11-16-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Thomas Barrack
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with acting as an agent of a foregin government without prior notification to the attorney general in violation of 18 U.S.C. 951, which provides: (a) Whoever, other than a diplomatic or consular officer or attaché, acts in the United States as an agent of a foreign government without prior notification to the Attorney...
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( 11-04-2022 - NY)

Richard Yudenfriend v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.
Brooklyn, New York personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident. The elements of a personal injury claim are: (1) Failure on the part of the Defendant to exercise due care, (2) damages and/or injuries caused to Plaintiff, and (3) a direct ...
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( 11-02-2022 - ny)

Lorenzo Rogucki v. Elwys Chavarria-Palomino and Duro Trucking, L.L.C.
Brooklyn, New York personal injury truck wreck lawyer represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendants on auto negligence theories claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in damages and/or injuries as a direct result of the failure to exercise due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. ...
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( 11-02-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Jebara Igbara, a/k/a Jay Mazini
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering. Jebara Igbara, also known as “Jay Mazini,” age 27, from Edgewater, New Jersey, pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn to a three count information charging him with wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering. As set forth in the informa...
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( 11-02-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Kyler Booker
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiring to deal in firearms and making false statements to acquire firearms. Kyler Booker, age 44, from Little Rock, Arkansas, was a straw gun buyer who purchased at least 137 firearms from dealers in Arkansas between December 2019 and September 2021. Law enforcement has recovered at least 13 firearms illegal...
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( 11-02-2022 - NY)

Derrick Palmer, et al. v. Amazon.com, Inc.
Brooklyn, New York employment law lawyers represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendant on Wage and Act Violation and other theories. This case involves claims brought by workers at Amazon’s JFK8 fulfillment center and members of the workers’ households in connection with the COVID-19 policies, practices, and procedures at JFK8. In their amended complaint Plaintiffs allege cau...
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( 10-18-2022 - NY)

Justin McClarin v. City of New York, et al.
New York City, New York civil rights violation lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants on a 42 U.S.C. 1983 constitutional law violation theory. Justin McClairn alleged that NYPD Officers Michael Ardolino, William Schumacher, David Quattrochi, Sergeant Robert Martinez, and Detective David Grieco all participated in his arrest as well as the warrantless entry and search of his...
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( 10-12-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Daniel Small, Mark Nordlicht and David Levy
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with fraud. Daniel Small age 53, from New York, New York, a former portfolio manager for Platinum Partners L.P. (Platinum), was convicted by a federal jury in Brooklyn on charges of securities fraud and securities fraud conspiracy for his role in defrauding the bondholders of Black Elk Energy (Black Elk), an oil company ...
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( 08-12-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Dilshod Khusanov
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with providing material support to terrorists. Dilshod Khusanov, age 36, a citizen of Uzbekistan and a resident of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced by United States District Judge William F. Kuntz II to 11 years’ imprisonment for attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the...
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( 08-10-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Afolabi Ajelero
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit identity theft. Afolabi Ajelero worked at Kaybamz, a tax preparation business, during tax season from approximately 2012 through 2016. Ajelero conspired with Hakeem Bamgbala, the owner of the business, and others to prepare and file tax returns seeking ...
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( 08-09-2022 - NY)

Rizwan Raja v. John W. Burns, City of New York
Brooklyn, New York personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a 1983 civil rights violation theory. Rizwan Raja appeals from an order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York awarding him attorney’s fees under 42 U.S.C. § 1988 in an amount substantially less than he sought. After Raja prevailed against the City of New...
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( 08-01-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Lee Cohen
Brooklyn, New York criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with money laundering and conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Lee Cohen, a citizen of the United Kingdom, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud for his role in a scheme to manipulate the price and trading volume of HD View, 360, Inc. (HDVW), a publicly traded company that purported to distribute and ...
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( 08-01-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Jason Kurland
Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with five counts of wire fraud, honest services wire fraud and money laundering. Jason Kurland, the self-styled "lottery lawyer" was accused defrauding lottery-winning clients out of $107 million. ...
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( 07-26-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Davis Burgos-Collazo
Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with ttempting to sexually exploit five children, two counts of distributing child pornography, accessing child pornography with intent to view it, and committing a felony sexual offense involving minors while being a registered sex offender. “The defendant (Davis Buros-Collazo, age 43), a registered sex offender ...
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( 07-20-2022 - NY)

United States of America v. Sherry Xue Li and Lianbo Wang
Brooklyn, New York criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and conspiracy to defraud the United States by obstructing the Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) administration of campaign finance laws. Li and Wang, both naturalized U.S. citizens, were arrested earlier today in Oyster Bay, New York, and their initial ap...
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( 07-18-2022 - NY)

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