Tag: courts

Brooklyn barbershop busted for operating as illegal speakeasy: lawsuit

Undercover officers claim the secret bar is kitted out with a sound system and has female dancers performing

May. 10, 2024 By Adam Daly

A Crown Heights barbershop is being accused of operating an illegal speakeasy bar after undercover cops gained entry to the venue, which was filled with female dancers earlier this year, according to recent court filings in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

Bensonhurst spa offered sex act to undercover cop: lawsuit

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May. 1, 2024 By Adam Daly

A Bensonhurst acupuncturist and massage parlor is facing an unhappy ending after the City filed a lawsuit to shut down the spa, claiming an undercover officer was offered sex acts in exchange for cash.

Burglar jailed after stealing $100,000 from beloved Brooklyn restaurant

Luis Mercado and an accomplaicane stole $100,000 from the safe of Coney Island’s beloved Gargiulo’s Restaurant during a 2022 break-in

Apr. 23, 2024 By Adam Daly

A 34-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison after he burglarized a popular Coney Island restaurant and made off with $100,000 from its safe, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Tuesday.

Brooklyn tenants sue to oust landlord over years of ‘neglect and mismanagement’

A group of six tenants residing at 201 Pulaski Street claim Food First has failed to complete any significant repairs or construction on any of their homes

Apr. 18, 2024 By Adam Daly

A group of Bed-Stuy tenants are asking for a court-appointed executive to replace their landlord, alleging they have been “effectively abandoned” to deal with issues of vermin infestations, persistent roof leaks, as well as inadequate heat and janitorial services, according to recent Housing Court filings.