Police Lieutenant Robert Iberger, Villain in the Nancy Genovese Case, Retires


     Robert Iberger, the Southampton Town Police Lieutenant at the center of the Nancy Genovese case (Mother of 3 Arrested for Taking Pictures of Tourist Attraction at Airport), has officially retired.     May 1, 2012 was his first day of retirement, after 32 years on the job. He walked away with a $215,483.44 […]

Lawsuit Defends Right to Film Police in Suffolk County

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. Wednesday at 1:00 PM in Central Islip, the New York Civil Liberties Union, the National Press Photographers Association, and a law firm representing a commercial videographer will hold a press conference to announce a legal action regarding Suffolk County’s policy and practice of obstructing the First Amendment right of the press and the public […]

$450 million Cablevision Class Action Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed on Breach of Contract Claim


           A Federal Court Judge in Central Islip held Wednesday that a group of Cablevision subscribers who filed a $450 million dollar class action lawsuit against Cablevision after they were denied the opportunity to watch part of the 2010 World Series were allowed to proceed with their breach of contract claim […]

Loan Modification & Foreclosure Lawyers on Long Island Sued for Scamming Clients

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     Foreclosure defense and loan modification assistance is a popular new business due to the economy. But do you need a lawyer or a loan modification company to assist you if your home is in foreclosure?      The answer is no, you do not need a lawyer, and certainly not a private company […]

Updates on the Nancy Genovese Case…


FOR A RECAP, READ THESE PRIOR POSTS: Mother of 3 Arrested for Taking Pictures of Tourist Attraction at Airport Town of Southampton Defaults in Genovese Lawsuit Some Comments on the Nancy Genovese Case New Southampton Town Attorney Hired Southampton Police Lieutenant Robert Iberger RETIRES The Other Side of the Story: Motion to Dismiss Filed (With […]

T&T Gunnery: Nassau County Gun Store Raid Update

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  For previous case details, see this post. Here’s a quick update on the case. Settlement negotiations have stalled, even though the defendants (County of Nassau, Police Officer Faltings, et al) have offered six figures to settle. Yes, that’s right. Nassau County is essentially admitting it was at fault for the botched gun store raid, […]

NY Attorney General Gives Long Island Residents a Place to Report Government Corruption Without Fear of Political Influence


New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced this week that he is appointing “public integrity officers” to Nassau and Suffolk County, most likely in response to an alarming number of government corruption and retaliation cases reported to the attorney general’s office recently. If you feel you’ve been the victim of police corruption or government […]

Southampton Town Board Names New Town Attorney


The Southampton Town Board has named Tiffany Scarlato, 36, to fill the position of Town Attorney left vacant by Michael C. Sordi’s controversial departure. She has served more than nine years in the East Hampton town attorney’s office, where in her words, she was recently “let go” for personal and political reasons. We’ll see if […]

Some Comments on the Nancy Genovese Case


There’s been a great deal of response to the Nancy Genovese case, mostly support for Nancy, and a great deal of suspicions and unanswered questions as well. Let’s take a look at some of the most polarizing issues from Nancy’s side of the story (and yes, the story told is clearly Nancy’s version of the […]

What Was Really Behind Nassau County’s Gun Store Raids?


12/8/11 EDIT: Here’s a recent update on the case. Nassau County raided four Gun Shops in a $80,000 tax-payer funded sting operation on Wednesday. The owners and employees were arrested and charged with selling illegal “assault weapons” to undercover Nassau County investigators. All of the owners insist that they were following the law. Martin Tretola, […]