Cyrus Vance

District Attorney, New York County District Attorney’s Office

Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., was first inaugurated as the District Attorney of New York County on January 1, 2010. Vance has enhanced the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office as a national leader in criminal justice by expanding the offices expertise on an array of 21st-century crimes, including identity theft, cybercrime, white-collar fraud, hate crimes, terrorism, domestic violence, human trafficking, and violent and gang-related crimes. His achievements include the takedown of violent street gangs, dismantling of major domestic and international cybercrime and identity theft operations, convictions of individuals on state terror charges in New York State Court, and the recovery of billions of dollars from international financial institutions that were violating international sanctions.