Category Archives: Crime

The cheating continues at Stuyvesant High School

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Muhammad Islam, the 17-year-old Stuyvesant student who concocted a hoax that he was worth $72 Million from day-trading,

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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More Sheldon Silver scandals uncovered by FBI

December 8, 2014- The NY Times reports, “So far, people with knowledge of the matter say, prosecutors have found that Sheldon Silver,

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Exclusive: Female BPCA employee who complained of sexual harassment “quits”

September 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In May of this year, a BPCA employee, Kirk Swanson, who oversaw the contracts and RFP process, was fired for allegedly not agreeing to

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What you need to know about ISIS

Update December 1, 2014- Told you so. The military is warning soldiers that their families at home are at risk of attack from

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The police need better tools for subduing the mentally insane other than bullets

Update December 11, 2014- As if the police commissioner read our article, the WSJ reports that the NYPD is requesting to have

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Comptroller Stringer issues audit report validating our warnings on Citi Bike fraud

Update December 12, 2014- Comptroller Stringer issued an audit report validating our warning, below.

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Exclusive: BatteryPark.TV confirms that Robert Serpico’s assistant filed a complaint with the federal government over sexual harassment

November 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported that the long-time CFO of the BPCA,

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Exclusive: BPCA fires another lawyer for “asking the wrong questions”

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that yet

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Lethal force in Ferguson was unnecessary, yet few lessons seem to have been learned

November 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD There are huge problems with most police forces in this country. However, despite all of the riots this week, not a damn thing will change.

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Alarming gangs of tweens gather by ballfields every Friday night

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I got a tip about gangs of tweens hanging

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Thousands of protestors clog major arteries

December 5, 2015- The numerous large protests taking place across the country, for weeks now, have made this

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Exclusive: Robert Serpico allegedly crossed the line from mere inappropriate harassment to physical touching and sex with BPCA employees

October 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the thick human resource file of sexual harassment complaints against the CFO of the BPCA,

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Exclusive: Is the BPCA paying the city for no-show PEP officers?

Update  December 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The missing PEP are found! At the CB1 meeting tonight, a major announcement was made by the PEP officer assigned to give the update (PEP officer Ramos was unable to

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Lawsuit against Sheldon Silver ends in settlement and gag order on details

December 2, 2014- The Post reports, “A federal magistrate judge cut disgraced ex-Assemblyman Vito Lopez and

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Security alert: Second night of riots in NYC shuts down bridges and Times square

November 25, 2014- Be careful if you venture out. While it is calm down here

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Wall Street banker found dead with throat cut just south of WTC

November 19, 2014- Near BPC, on the south side of the WTC complex, a 41-year-old Managing Director at Citigroup,

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Teens busted on the mean streets of Tribeca for stealing Citi Bikes

November 8, 2014- Four teens were busted by NYPD for allegedly

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Judge scolds WTC BASE jumpers, won’t toss case

Update November 18, 2014- the daredevils had their day in court

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Should Gateway Plaza be condemned and LeFrak evicted?

Update October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer File this under our “Told you so” file: Below, last February, BP.TV

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