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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn, where a Nebraska man faces charges for orchestrating a multimillion-dollar cryptojacking scheme. Brooklyn Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese

Nebraska Resident indicted in Brooklyn for multi-million dollar cryptojacking scheme

April 16 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

A Nebraska man has been indicted by federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York for allegedly masterminding a cryptojacking scheme that defrauded cloud computing service providers out of more than $3.5 million.  The indictment, which was unsealed on Monday, accuses the man of using stolen computing resources to mine nearly $1 million in […]

The Eastern District of New York federal courthouse in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese

4 guilty in major Brooklyn gun trafficking case

April 2 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

Four individuals have pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to the trafficking of more than 50 firearms into Brooklyn.  David Mccann and Calvin Tabron entered their guilty pleas at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, with Mccann also admitting to conspiring to distribute fentanyl. Their co-defendants, Raymond Minaya and Tajhai Jones, had previously pleaded guilty […]

Police cars on Monday parked near the intersection where last week’s incident took place.

School fight leads to chaos, arrests in Downtown Brooklyn

April 1 | Mary Frost

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — More than a dozen police officers were dispersing a crowd of students in Downtown Brooklyn at lunchtime on Wednesday when a moment of chaos erupted. The large crowd had gathered at the intersection of Willoughby and Jay streets around 1 p.m. A police spokesperson told the Brooklyn Eagle that there had been […]