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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Lawsuit Filed Because of Off Duty Cops Road Rage


Lawsuit Brought Against City for Sergeant’s Road Rage

In a case where an off duty cop's road rage could have led to the death of a civilian, a civil rights lawsuit has been filed in Manhattan Federal Court by The Law Office of Jacob Z. Weinstein, PLLC.

In March of 2016, Mr. Arthur Berkovitz was traveling on the FDR when he was accosted by a Jeep with signs of road rage


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Friday, January 6, 2017

Former NYPD Officer Sues NYC and DA's Office for Malicious Prosecution


NEW YORK, NY – January 6, 2017 -- A former New York City police officer has filed a $10 million federal law suit against New York City, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and five assistant district attorneys, including the Chief of the Rackets Bureau, alleging the retired officer’s civil rights were violated by the DA’s abuse of process and gross negligence, when they were wrongly accused in a Social Security disability scam in a frenzy for public attention.

Darlene Ilchert, a 53-year-old resident of Nassau County, was arrested in 2014 as part of an indictment of 106 defendants, many police and firefighters, for alleged massive fraud against the federal Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits program. Ilchert was charged with one count of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree and one count of Criminal Facilitation in the Fourth Degree.


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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Retired Officers Sue NYC For Malicious Prosecution


Wrongly Accused in 9/11 Social Security Scam,

Three Former Cops Sue DA for $30 Million

NEW YORK, NY – January 4, 2017 -- Two former New York City police officers and a retired Nassau County cop have filed a $30 million federal law suit against New York City, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and five assistant district attorneys, including the Chief of the Rackets Bureau, alleging the retired officers’ civil rights were violated by the DA’s abuse of process and gross negligence, when they were wrongly accused in a Social Security disability scam in a frenzy for public attention.

The three, Philip Blessinger, 66, Scott Greco, 52, and John Byrne, 50, were arrested in 2014 as part of an indictment of 106 defendants, many police and firefighters, for alleged massive fraud against the federal Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits program. The three were each charged with one count of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree and one count of Criminal Facilitation in the Fourth Degree.


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Friday, November 11, 2016

Ex-Nassau County Police Officer to Sue New York City for $10M After False Charges


The Law Office of Jacob Z. Weinstein, PLLC is bringing suite against the City of New York, and others, involved in the unlawful and grossly improper arrest of a former police officer.  Below is a link to an article about the matter.

http://www.nydailynews.


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Thursday, April 28, 2016

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