This article originally appeared in Documented. On Sept. 29, when New York City was hit by record rains, the 88 East Broadway Mall in Chinatown was experiencing one of its busiest days since the pandemic. Nearly 300 Chinese immigrants from Langqi, a village in the Fujian Province in China, gathered to hold a religious ceremony […]
The private security officers are deputized as ‘peace officers’ and are allowed to issue city fines.
A Brooklyn gang first gained control of First Response Cleaning in 2019, and then used the company to extort competitors and muscle the industry with violence and threats, according to a federal indictment.