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LeFrak City tenant allegedly stole money, identities from residents
LeFrak City tenant allegedly stole money, identities from residents
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/08/2013 at 5:12PM

A tenant at an Elmhurst apartment complex has been charged with money laundering and identity theft involving other former and current residents. According to District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Olawale Akinnawonu, 45, a tenant of the LeFrak City apartment complex, has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 between November 2011 and May 2013 after [...]

Lawsuit claims discrimination at LeFrak City apartment complex
Lawsuit claims discrimination at LeFrak City apartment complex
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 5/08/2013 at 10:38AM

The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) and a woman living with AIDS have filed a lawsuit against the Lefrak Organization, one of the nation’s largest real estate firms, alleging it discriminates based on disabilities and source of income. The housing advocacy group filed the lawsuit after receiving a complaint from Housing Works, Inc., an advocacy [...]

Call for gun control as Corona murder remains unsolved
Call for gun control as Corona murder remains unsolved
Police Angy Altamirano 4/24/2013 at 10:20AM

Debra Greene received a call at work last April that changed her life forever. Her oldest son, Theodore Malcolm Greene, had been shot on his way home by an unknown perpetrator and by the time she reached the hospital, Theodore was gone. One year later, there are still no answers for this grieving mother who [...]

Drug bust at LeFrak City
News Toni Cimino 10/21/2011 at 2:30PM

A seven-month undercover investigation at LeFrak City netted the arrest of 46 people on drug and other charges. The defendants – who range in age from 17 to 63 – are charged with selling crack and powdered cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and other controlled substances, including prescription medications, to undercover police officers on hundreds of occasions [...]