🌱 Wegmans Data Breach + Five Arrested For BK Gun Sales + NY Aquarium

Good morning, Brooklyn! I’m your host Patrick Murray right here with 5 tales to get your day going.

First, right now’s climate:

Mostly sunny and scorching with a excessive of 91 and a low of 75.

Here are the highest tales right now in Brooklyn:

  1. The grocery store chain Wegmans, with an outpost in The Brooklyn Navy Yard, is being fined $400,000 by the New York Attorney General’s Office within the wake of a company-wide information breach. The grocery store is accused of “recklessly” dealing with personal data of over 3 million clients, and 800,000 New Yorkers. Attorney General Letitia James was quoted saying, “In the 21st century, there’s no excuse for companies to have poor cybersecurity systems and practices that hurt consumers.” (Patch)
  2. Five people had been arrested for the sale of greater than 28 firearms in Brooklyn. The alleged gun traffickers are wished for promoting the AR-15-style assault rifles, together with others, a minimum of two of which had been utilized in lethal taking pictures incidents in Brooklyn. The weapons had been offered, many with “defaced serial numbers”, between Sept. 2021 and June 2022. (Spectrum News NY1)
  3. The New York Aquarium is about to reopen absolutely for the primary time since Hurricane Sandy. The violent 2012 storm destroyed the aquarium, and it has solely been steadily reopening since. The grand reopening shall be celebrated with a ceremonial ribbon slicing this morning, at 10:30 a.m. (PIX11 New York News)
  4. An aged man was killed after a violent battle together with his cousin. The 72-year-old was present in his Bed-Stuy residence with a traumatic head damage. The sufferer’s cousin admitted to having been in a fist battle, and was taken into custody by the police. (Yahoo News)
  5. A 22-year-old was killed in Brownsville early on Thursday morning. The male sufferer was discovered at Newport and Strauss streets with a stab wound to his chest earlier than he was rushed to Brookdale Hospital. As of Thursday morning, no arrests had been made nor suspects named.(Yahoo News)

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Today in Brooklyn:

  • New York Non-Fiction, quick movies at The Green-Wood Cemetery. (7:45 p.m.)
  • The Highlights, a comedy present at YourHairsBestFriend Color Bar. (8 p.m.)
  • Summer Fridays at Granite Terrace. (8 p.m.)

From my pocket book:

  • Come help our native distributors at Brooklyn Flea! (Instagram)
  • The Brooklyn Children’s Museum shall be doubling their open hours on July 6. (Facebook)
  • Todd Snyder has opened a sixth retailer in Williamsburg. (MR Magazine)
  • 21 concepts for tips on how to spend the Independence Day weekend. (Brooklyn Magazine)
  • LaRina in Clinton Hill serving up scrumptious Italian delicacies. (Grub Street)

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That’s it for right now! I’ll be again in your inbox tomorrow morning with one other replace.

Patrick Murray

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