Counterfeit cash is circulating through the tri-state area with hundred tollar bills so realistic they can pass as the real thing. In fact, you may have some and not even know it.
U.S. Customers and Border Protection officers made the discovery at the International and Bulk Mail Center in Jersey City.
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.
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.
Glafira Rosales has admitted to running a 15-year scam on the art world, selling millions of dollars in counterfeit paintings.
More arrests are expected in a conspiracy case against a New York art dealer suspected of selling millions of dollars in counterfeit paintings.
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.
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.
Federal officials issued a warning Wednesday night about counterfeit air bags that may have been put into their cars when repaired.
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said the counterfeit goods didn’t include just clothing, but “counterfeit cigarettes and pure crystal methamphetamine.”
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.
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.
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.
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 […]