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Jul 16, 2018

Jury convicts Ciminelli, Kaloyeros in Buffalo Billion bid-rigging scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it’s a bad time to face corruption charges.

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Sep 25, 2017

Deputies: Man had 15,000 child porn images

Orleans County authorities say 67-year-old David Perry Sr. had about 15,000 images of child pornography, including some of children as young as 2.

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Sep 25, 2017

Boston man pleads guilty to child sexual abuse

A Town of Boston man has admitted in State Supreme Court to repeatedly sexually abusing a 5-year-old child over the course of nearly a year, the Erie County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.

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Nov 23, 2016

McCabe found guilty of Manslaughter

A New York State Supreme Court Jury, deliberating for five hours over the course of two days, has convicted an Allegany County man of Manslaughter in connection with the death of his young son in a motor vehicle crash last year.

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Nov 23, 2016

New York Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Receiving and Accessing Child Pornography

A New York man was sentenced to six years in federal prison today for receiving and accessing child pornography in connection with his use of a website based on the Tor network.

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Jul 14, 2016

West Seneca Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Charge

A West Seneca man who previously served a prison term for possessing child pornography has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of possession of child pornography, images that were stored in his email account.

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Jul 14, 2016

Three Buffalo State Students Accused Of Forging Credit And Debit Cards

A group of three Buffalo State students are facing serious charges after police say they uncovered a scheme to steal identities and create forged credit and debit cards.

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Jul 14, 2016

Guilty: Transportation of minors with the intent to have sex

A federal jury in Buffalo has returned a verdict of guilty of all counts of an Indictment charging David Allen Vickers, 50, of Stanley, NY with transportation of minors with the intent to have sex, announced U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr., of the Western District of New York.

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Jul 14, 2016

Student charged with hacking into school's computer system

A student at Iroquois High School has been charged with hacking into his school's computer system, a crime that police say gave him free rein of the school.

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Mar 02, 2016

Victims recount torture as Iver Phallen gets 14 years in prison

The women tortured by Iver J. Phallen say he left them scarred physically and emotionally for life. Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon, who gave Phallen a 14-year prison sentence even she considered inadequate, said when she read the transcript of the victims’ grand jury testimony, “I was stunned, I was appalled and I was disgusted.”

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Feb 18, 2016

Cheektowaga Man Charged With Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography

Alexander Burton Blake, 25, of Cheektowaga, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with distributing and possessing child pornography.

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Feb 18, 2016

Buffalo Man Charged With Multiple Child Pronography Charges

Robert Pritchett, 20, of Buffalo, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with Production, receipt and possession of child pornography and sex trafficking of minors.

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