Daily Archives: March 8, 2017

Three Charged in Schemes to Smuggle Cocaine and Cash to and from Costa Rica: Fake Sweepstakes Preyed on Elderly Victims



Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Division, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State Police, announced the arrest and indictment of three individuals in connection with three overlapping patterns of criminal activity. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.’s Elder Abuse Unit and the Wilton Connecticut Police Department …