Bank of America

A "zombie property" in Mount Vernon, N.Y. (credit: Mount Vernon City Councilman Rich Thomas)

NY Regulators Say 11 Lenders To Monitor Vacant Properties

The banks, mortgage companies and credit unions represent nearly 70 percent of the New York market and will adopt practices to limit the damage from so-called “zombie properties.”

05/18/2015

Clenzo Thompson

Long Island Man Accused In 2 Bank Robberies In 1 Day

According to Suffolk County police, 53-year-old Clenzo Thompson first tried to rob a Bank of America in Central Islip before robbing a TD Bank in East Islip Wednesday afternoon.

05/13/2015

Police believe that Melvin Johnson, 49, may be the man who robbed a pregnant woman at a West Village ATM. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Homeless Man Charged In Robbery Of Pregnant Woman In West Village

Melvin Johnson, 49, is charged with third-degree robbery in connection with the March 30 incident.

04/03/2015

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NYC Woman Accused Of Attempting To Defraud New Hyde Park Bank

Sabrina Spencer pleaded not guilty Sunday to attempted grand larceny, identity theft and possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest.

09/29/2014

The alleged ring leader of a bank fraud scheme that affected customers in Westchester County, Orange County, the Bronx, Long Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tellers At Multiple Banks Charged With Stealing From Customers In Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors Tuesday said hundreds of customers at White Plains bank are victims of theft – and the thieves are tellers who allegedly took their money.

09/16/2014

A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America Settlement

New York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

08/21/2014

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Two Long Island Couples Arrested For Allegedly Short Selling Property to Catholic School

Two Long Island couples have been arrested on bank fraud and conspiracy charges after allegedly short selling a foreclosure property to a Hempstead Catholic school, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

07/22/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Alleged Bank Robber, Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested On Long Island

Suffolk County police arrested a Kings Park man on Monday, on allegations that he robbed seven banks in a period of just over two weeks.

06/09/2014

Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Unattended Bag Left At Byram Bank Prompts Bomb Scare

According to police, a camouflage military-style bag was left unattended at a Bank of America on South Water Street in Byram on Wednesday afternoon.

03/27/2014

Police say this man robbed one Manhattan bank and tried to rob two others. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Search For Manhattan Bank Robber

Police have released a photo of a man wanted for robbing one Manhattan bank and attempting to rob two others.

02/20/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Man Charged In 2 Bank Robberies, 4 Attempts In Suffolk County

Police on Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly robbed two banks, and tried to rob four more, within a period of seven months in Suffolk County.

02/12/2014

People walk by a Bank of America branch in Times Square on Sept. 20, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Bank Of America Found Liable In Mortgage Fraud Trial

Bank of America was found liable for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs just before the economy collapsed.

10/23/2013

Person-to-person mobile payments are becoming more popular. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Direct Mobile Payments Catching On

You can now use your smartphone to settle up the check at dinner or pay the baby sitter or the person who mows your lawn.

10/07/2013

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

AG Schneiderman Sues Wells Fargo For Failing To Comply With Mortgage Settlement

Similar action was being sought against Bank of America but has been suspended after the bank and the AG reached an agreement.

10/02/2013

Fire Investigation At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials: 3 Fires Set In 1 Hour At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule In Greenwich Village

Three fires were set between approximately 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the vestibule at Sixth Avenue and Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, according to officials.

08/15/2013

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