Ruback Case Resolved with Restitution

46-year-old, Joseph Ruback of New City aka the “License Plate Guy” who is a superfan of the NY Giants was arrested and released on bail last December. Ruback, was charged with one count Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class “E” felony for alleged extortion and loan sharking using threats and intimidation to collect on loans. DA Thomas P. Zugibe announced yesterday, the extortion case was resolved as an ACD or Adjournment in Contemplation of a Dismissal requiring Ruback to avoid arrest for six months before the case is sealed. Zugibe added that unbeknownst to his office, the victim in the case committed to a deal with Ruback to dismiss the criminal charges, not proceed with prosecution, pay $5,000 in restitution and drop a pending civil lawsuit.

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