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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

Foreclosed homes have been left in states of disrepair around Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Foreclosed Homes Left In Gross States Of Disrepair On Long Island

Foreclosed homes right in the suburbia of Long Island have been left with giant holes in the ceiling and graffiti-filled walls – and they are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars.

08/21/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe stole hundreds of dollars using fraudulent ATM cards at banks in Manhattan and on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Made Fraudulent ATM Withdrawals At Manhattan, Staten Island Banks

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who used duplicate debit cards at ATMs to steal hundreds of dollars from other people’s bank accounts in Lower Manhattan and on Staten Island.

06/09/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Rep. Maloney Calls For Crackdown On Excessive Overdraft Fees

Some elected officials and consumer advocates want to put banks in check when it comes to excessive overdraft fees.

06/15/2013

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8 Charged With Stealing Millions In Connection With Global ATM Cyber Attacks

Alleged members of a local cyber crime cell stole nearly $3 million from thousands of ATMs across New York City in a matter of hours, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

05/09/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo: State To Probe Banks’ Handling Of Sandy Victims’ Mortgages

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced a state review of banks and mortgage lenders who were allowed to delay payments as a result of damage from Superstorm Sandy, only to be asked to pay it all back in one lump sum.

03/06/2013

A storm-damaged home awaits demolition in the New Dorp area of Staten Island. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

New York State Pushes Banks To Release Over $200 Million In Sandy Aid

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that his administration is working with banks to release nearly $208 million in checks already approved for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

02/12/2013

"The Occupied Wall Street Journal" is seen in Zuccotti Park - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 7 – Occupy Wall Street

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 with one that “occupied” so much our time and one neighborhood park in Lower Manhattan.

12/28/2011

NYPD Shield (graphic credit: AP)

NYPD Warns Banks To Watch Out For Mail Bombs

The move comes after a letter bomb was sent to the Joseph Ackerman, CEO of Deutsche Bank, and was received in Frankfurt, Germany.

12/07/2011

The Federal Reserve Building is seen in Lower Manhattan in New York.(Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Bank Executives, Treasury Department Officials Meet At Federal Reserve To Discuss Debt Ceiling

The Treasury invited 20 of the largest banks to a meeting to discuss an upcoming quarterly auction of government debt.

07/29/2011

Housing Sales (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Why The Cost Of Your Mortgage And Car Loan May Be Headed Higher

The nation’s financial regulators are looking to prevent another housing boom and bust by encouraging safer home loan lending and borrowing practices.

03/31/2011

Raven Moses/NYPD Handout

Cops Searching For Woman Accused Of ID Theft, Bank Fraud

Police are searching for a woman in connection to an identity theft ring with approximately 500 victims.

11/11/2010

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Eye On New York: Mouth Off To Montone

This week on Eye On New York, seniors on motorized skooters, tenure for teachers, and a bank’s painfully slow service have people mouthing off to 1010 WINS’ John Montone on Mouth Off To Montone.

10/24/2010

Credit card (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Credit Card Rules Take Effect To Protect Consumers

New rules went into effect Sunday for credit and gift card users. The new regulations are designed to protect the public from abusive practices by card issuers.

08/22/2010

Credit card (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Bank Overdraft Rules Take Effect This Weekend

Up until now, overdraft fees have been a huge source of income for banks. But new laws in effect soon will change all that. Still, many consumers may need to contact their banks.

08/13/2010