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A personal injury attorney from Sheepshead Bay has been charged with embezzling approximately $253,000 from eight of his clients. Photo: Phimwilai/Adobe Stock

Fugitive Sheepshead Bay lawyer indicted for embezzling over $250,000 from eight clients

July 12 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

A personal injury attorney from Sheepshead Bay has been charged with embezzling approximately $253,000 from eight of his clients. The defendant fled the United States before being disbarred in 2019. Alan Ross, 66, was arraigned on Thursday before Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Donald Leo on a 10-count indictment. Ross is charged with second-degree criminal possession […]

Joshua Reder, Miramar Yacht Club vice commodore. Photo by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

‘Blessing of the Fleet’ celebrates 33 years of collaborative sailing in Brooklyn

July 10 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

SHEEPSHEAD BAY — The Blessing of the Fleet, a yearly ceremony that officially opens the sailing season for recreational boaters, was hosted by Varuna Boat Club on June 30.  The flotilla, which featured more than 60 boats, sailed in and around Sheepshead Bay. It included four local boat and yacht clubs: Miramar Yacht Club, Sheepshead […]

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announces the seizure of 70 domains linked to a cryptocurrency scam targeting the Russian-speaking community, resulting in more than $5 million in losses for victims nationwide. Eagle file photo by Mary Frost

Brooklyn DA seizes 70 domains in major cryptocurrency scam targeting Russian community

June 7 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Thursday that his office has successfully disrupted a cryptocurrency scam operation that targeted the Russian-speaking community through deceptive investment schemes.  The DA’s Virtual Currency Unit seized 70 domains used to lure victims, resulting in more than $1 million in losses for more than 20 Brooklyn residents and $4 million […]