AG extending contracts of team investigating Cuomo

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ALBANY – State Attorney General Letitia James’ office is extending its contracts with two outside law firms investigating sexual misconduct allegations against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Citing unnamed sources, Spectrum News reported that James’ office is extending the contracts until late December. The agreements had been set to expire on Sept. 7.

Spectrum reported that the contract extensions do not signal a report concerning the allegations against Cuomo will be delayed until December. Instead, the extension may be necessary for the outside investigators to work with the Assembly Judiciary Committee, which is conducting a separate impeachment investigation of Cuomo involving

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Scooters, Bikes and Mopeds Are Criminals’ New Getaway Vehicle of Choice: Expert

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, some people avoided public transportation by getting around on scooters and mopeds. Now cops say they’re being used by criminals as getaway vehicles.   

A brazen shooting in Queens, New York, over the weekend left three suspected gang members wounded and seven innocent bystanders injured. After the shooting, two accomplices zoomed up on the sidewalk on motorized scooters and whisked the suspects away.

After another shootout in New York, one gunman jumped onto a children’s scooter.

The souped-up getaway vehicles like you see in the movies are being replaced by ones with two wheels.

After another broad

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How cyber criminals have latched on to online business tools

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Email has been the favorite tool of threat actors since the dawn of cybercrime. Cheap, accessible, and easy to use, email provides instant access to the inbox of millions of potential victims. The latest IC3 report from the FBI found phishing, along with variants like smishing and vishing, to be easily the most common type of cyber attack in 2020. More sophisticated, targeted Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks were found to be the costliest, with reported incidents costing $1,866,642,107 globally over the last year.

Most phishing attacks use the same set of simple tricks that have been successfully deceiving

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UEFA maintain Manchester United and Man City punishments for European Super League

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The founding members of the European Super League will not have their punishments revoked after Uefa rejected a court order by a Spanish court.

The Premier League’s ‘big six’, including Manchester City and Manchester United, formed part of a 12-club group that proposed a breakaway competition from Uefa.

The proposal was quickly abandoned by nine of the teams involved following mass fan protests, leaving only FC Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid remaining in the project.

Real president Florentino Perez, who has maintained that the European Super League is still alive, has gone down the legal route to ensure it can

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Pritzker signs law banning local jails from detaining people facing deportation

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County jails in Illinois will no longer be able to detain people facing deportation under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

“Throughout my governorship, I’ve directed my administration to adopt policies that make Illinois a welcoming state for immigrants,” said Pritzker, speaking in Aurora. “Every family, every child, every human being deserves to feel safe and secure in the place they call home. I am committed to making sure that value defines what it means to live in Illinois.”

Pritzker’s office said Illinois is the second state in the nation to require local officials to end

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