As the streets and executive suites of New York City grow closer than ever, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg says traditional white-collar prosecution tools help the office address the crimes that have long underscored traditional understandings of public safety.

“It’s quite powerful to pair them,” Bragg said in an exclusive interview with the New York Law Journal, an ALM publication. “We’re seeing a proliferation of people engaged in street crimes also engaging in what is allied white-collar fraud.”