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The House Ethics Committee is again deferring an investigation into Rep. Michael Grimm, a former FBI agent, for possible campaign finance violations leaving the matter in the hands of the Justice Department, which is conducting a criminal probe. The
Ofer Biton, a former fundraiser for Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday to lying on a visa application. Biton, an Israeli citizen, helped Grimm raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for his 2010
But even as his legal troubles continue to mount, Grimm has seen his fundraising efforts thrive and won re-election in his Staten Island district earlier this month. Grimm, 42, has not been charged with any crime, but on Monday, the House Ethics
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., Miller Elisa A former top fundraiser for Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm who has been jailed since his arrest last month on visa-fraud charges will ask a judge Friday to release him.
Bulgaria We will have the power to survive Persian threats in this generation, as Mordechai and Esther did in the Purim story, if we pray and love our fellow man, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto told close to 1,000 of his followers on their annual
In mid-August, FBI agents arrested an Israeli businessman who had helped Grimm raise hundreds of thousands of dollars from Pinto's wealthy, zealous followers in New York. The entrepreneur and rabbinical aide, Ofer Biton, was charged with lying about
First, of all there is the Syrian uprising and its likely impact on the Arab world in the years ahead. It is now indisputable that Iran is not only backing the regime of Bashar al-Assad with funding and weapons. Tehran is also deploying its
Ofer Biton, an Israeli citizen, was arraigned Aug. 17 in Brooklyn federal court, charged with lying about his financial situation when he applied two years ago for a special immigration visa for foreigners who invest $500,000 or more in a U.S.
A former top fundraiser for Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm and aide to the so-called Rabbi to the Stars has been arrested by the FBI on charges of lying on immigration documents, the Daily News has learned. Ofer Biton, a citizen of Israel,