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Fake $100 Bill

Consumers Warn Of Flood Of Counterfeit Money During Super Bowl Weekend

A consumer alert has been issued for business owners and shoppers, because it could be prime time for criminals passing counterfeit money around with the Super Bowl in the area this weekend.

01/30/2014

Queens DA Richard Brown announces arrests of alleged Super Bowl ticket counterfeiters, Jan. 28, 2014. (credit: Queens DA's Office)

Cops Nab Men In Queens For Allegedly Trying To Sell Fake Super Bowl Tickets

The duo allegedly whipped up bogus Super Bowl tickets, parking passes for MetLife stadium, tickets to the NFL Commissioner’s party at the Waldorf Astoria hotel and another party at Radio City Music Hall.

01/28/2014

Glafira Rosales and her attorney outside courthouse on Aug. 19 (CBS 2)

New York Art Dealer Pleads Guilty In $80 Million Art Fraud Case

Glafira Rosales has admitted to running a 15-year scam on the art world, selling millions of dollars in counterfeit paintings.

09/16/2013

Glafira Rosales and her attorney outside courthouse on Aug. 19 (CBS 2)

More Arrests Expected In Connection With Counterfeit Art Fraud Case

More arrests are expected in a conspiracy case against a New York art dealer suspected of selling millions of dollars in counterfeit paintings.

08/19/2013

New NYS Driver's License

N.Y. DMV Prepares To Unveil New Black-And-White Driver’s Licenses

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has released samples of the new driver’s license design, which is aimed at cracking down on counterfeit licenses.

08/10/2013

(Photo credit: ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP/Getty Images)

Energy Mogul Goes To Court In Suit Over Counterfeit Wine

In a sphere of oenophiles far removed from the world of Two-Buck Chuck and Franzia, a billionaire went to trial Wednesday in his lawsuit against a California wine merchant who allegedly cheated him to the tune of $320,000.

03/27/2013

Counterfeit Airbags

Federal Officials Warn Of Dangers Of Counterfeit Air Bags

Federal officials issued a warning Wednesday night about counterfeit air bags that may have been put into their cars when repaired.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman addresses the media in Newark. (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Feds In NJ: 29 Arrests Made In $325 Million Counterfeit Goods Operation

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said the counterfeit goods didn’t include just clothing, but “counterfeit cigarettes and pure crystal methamphetamine.”

03/02/2012

Canal Street in Chinatown on April 26, 2011 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin Wants To Make It Illegal To Purchase Knockoff Purses

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin plans to introduce a bill making it illegal to purchase counterfeit designer merchandise. Violators could face a year in jail or a $1,000 fine.

04/26/2011

Larchmont Retail Owner Faces More Criminal Charges

Police said Plaza Bootery owner Lee Mendez was charged with trademark counterfeiting for allegedly selling fake Uggs and Northface jackets in a January incident, and now Mendez faces robbery in the third degree charges for stealing a customer’s purse.

02/26/2011

Flea market in Williamsburg

Authorities Crack Down On Fake Flea Markets

With flea markets across the country now carrying counterfeit products with poser trademarks, authorities warn that shoppers may be helping to fund criminal syndicates in some cases.

12/30/2010

Man Accused Of Installing Cameras At Westchester ATMs

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man installed his own surveillance cameras above ATM machines at two Westchester County banks to record customers’ PIN numbers. He also allegedly used a skimming device to […]

09/13/2010