Queens woman ‘married’ to multiple men in immigration scams
Anna Vargas thought she was happily married — she just didn’t know she was “married” to four guys.
The 37-year-old Queens mom has been the victim of an identity-theft nightmare, in which a parade of mysterious creeps arranged fake marriages by using her birth certificate which she lost some 16 years ago. Read more: New York Post
Police nab Queens barbershop shoot suspect using hi-tech face-detector
A violent thug was busted for shooting a man in a Queens barbershop after cops tracked him down by using cutting-edge facial recognition technology, police said.
Jordan Rodriguez, 37, stepped into Da Barbershop on Seneca Ave. in Fresh Pond to confront a man over a beef about 9:10 p.m. last Saturday, cops said. Rodriguez, toting a sawed-off shotgun, and his brother walked up to a man getting a haircut and said, “What are you going to do now?” Read more: Daily News
Coke’s not it: 16 workers sue, call giant ‘cesspool’ of racial discrimination
Sixteen black and Hispanic production workers are suing Coca-Cola, claiming they have been forced to work in a “ cesspool of racial discrimination.”
The suit, filed in Brooklyn Federal Court, accuses the company of relegating minorities to less favorable assignments, unfair disciplinary action and retaliation for complaining. Read more: Daily News
Queens Democrats Begin To Eye Congressman Ackerman’s Seat
Gary Ackerman’s announcement Thursday he would end his 30-year career in Congress perhaps caught no one quite as off-guard as Rory Lancman. Just hours earlier, the Queens state assemblyman announced he would no longer challenge Ackerman in a primary. Read more: NY1
Kony man goes wild
The creator of a viral Web video about African child soldiers was detained by San Diego police yesterday after he got naked and masturbated near a busy intersection.
After his run-in with cops Jason Russell, 33, was hospitalized for exhaustion, said Ben Keesey, the CEO of Invisible Children, the humanitarian group that made the “Kony 2012” video, which was released about two weeks ago. Read more: New York Post