Cyrus Vance Jr.

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A 2015 Sting Nearly Toppled Harvey Weinstein

But prosecutors overruled NYPD investigators who wanted to charge Weinstein with sex assault

(Newser) - As allegations pile up against Harvey Weinstein, the New York Times reports on a case that nearly exposed the producer's alleged serial sexual harassment two years ago. A police sting caught Weinstein admitting on tape that he grabbed an Italian model's breasts. But after a stable of well-connected...

US Must Stop Anonymous Shell Companies
US Must Stop Anonymous Shell Companies

US Must Stop Anonymous Shell Companies

Make states collect information: Cyrus Vance Jr

(Newser) - One nation in particular makes it easy for criminals to set up phony corporations and hide their trails, writes New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. at Reuters . Some obscure island? Think much closer to home, as in the United States. In every state except Maine and Alaska, it'...

Strauss-Kahn Maid Calls for New Prosecutor

DSK lawyers rule out plea bargain

(Newser) - The maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault wants District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. to drop out before he drops the case . The woman's lawyers are urging Vance to step aside and let a special prosecutor take over, Reuters reports. The lawyers accuse a prosecutor in Vance'...

DA Under Fire in Flailing Case of Strauss-Kahn

DA office plagued by poor morale, infighting, say critics

(Newser) - The meltdown of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case is shining a spotlight on Cyrus Vance Jr, the Manhattan district attorney, and the results aren't pretty. In the 18 months Vance has been DA, the Manhattan office has gone from being the pre-eminent DA's office in the country to being...

On His Way Out, Manhattan DA Zings Bloomberg

Robert Morgenthau, 90, leaves office this week

(Newser) - In 35 years as Manhattan DA, Robert Morgenthau has gotten along with every mayor of New York—except the current one. Mike Bloomberg, says Morgenthau, "doesn't want anybody around who doesn't kiss his ring, or other parts of his body." In a wide-ranging interview with the Wall Street ...

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