Two northern New Jersey men and a woman from Florida stood accused Wednesday of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme.
Forty-six New Jersey lottery winners from July 2013 to July 2014 used Social Security numbers of dead people to collect their winnings, the state auditor said.
Another New Jersey judge has come down against gay conversion therapy in New Jersey, ruling in connection with a lawsuit that its claims that describe homosexuality as a curable mental disorder are fraud.
TurboTax has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns due to an increase in fraudulent filings.
An Orange County man was indicted this week, accused of posing as a renowned fashion designer to con a victim out of $350,000 in investments.
The state attorney general is blocking a Manhattan landlord from converting an Upper West Side apartment building into luxury condos pending a fraud investigation.
A Long Island political leader and law enforcement official was arraigned on felony fraud charges Wednesday.
George Perez was sentenced Wednesday by federal Judge Laura Taylor Swain. He was the fourth of five ex-Madoff workers to be sentenced.
Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.
Two Connecticut men have pleaded guilty in White Plains federal court to bribery and fraud charges in a case in which a former FBI agent is also charged.
A lawyer for Joe Giudice announced in court Wednesday that his client was turning down a deal that would have resolved false identification charges.
A man and woman were charged Tuesday with running a scam in which prospective apartment renters were allegedly conned out of some $60,000.
Thomas Murphy, 52, is accused of using his dead twin brother Robert’s social security number and signing up for social service benefits in his name.
A Texas woman romantically linked to indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY.) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges she lined up straw donors for his 2010 campaign but then denied through her lawyer that Grimm knew anything about it.
Federal agents on Tuesday arrested a New York City Police officer on charges of fraud and identity theft, after he allegedly gave out other people’s driver’s license information to use falsely.