Postal Worker Sentenced To 6 Months For $200k Worker's Compensation ScamMaria Chmielewski falsely claimed she was too panicked to leave her home, prosecutors said. That didn't stop her from taking two cruises, however.
Authorities: Nonprofit Exec. Used $1M In City Funds To Pay For LI Home, CarAuthorities say the couple misappropriated $953,875 in city funding to pay off loans, buy a luxury car and make mortgage payments on their LI home.
Officials Urge Public To Take Caution After Series Of Check TheftsPolice are urging those who write checks to take extra care after a series of check thefts in Yonkers and the Bronx.
Fake, Fraudulent Car Inspection Stickers Leave Dangerous Vehicles On RoadsIn a growing danger for drivers, cars that cannot pass inspection remain on the road with stickers that are either fake, or obtained through fraud.
NYPD: Men Sold Restaurant Employee Empty Boxes, Took Off With CashThe NYPD is looking for two men who allegedly took $1,400 from a woman in a false transaction of high-priced electronics.
Husband And Wife Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands From Lenox Hill Hospital PatientsMore than 80 emergency room patients at Lenox Hill Hospital had their personal information stolen.
FTC Warns Of Email Scam Targeting Chip-Enhanced Debit And Credit Card HoldersNot sure if your email is legit? The FTC said to call your credit card company to confirm.
Insurance Agent Accused Of Defrauding Elderly Victims Out Of MillionsThe district attorney is vowing to get the victims' money back.
Former Community Bank President Gets 2 1/2 Years For Trying To Defraud Bailout ProgramA one-time small community bank president who became the first person convicted of trying to rip off the federal bailout program was sentenced on Thursday to 2 1/2 years.
FEMA Offers Review Of Sandy Payouts Following Fraud Claims, But Some Say They're SkepticalIt's an offer you'd think homeowners can't refuse: the possibility of more money on their damaged home claims from FEMA.
DMV Goes High Tech To Crack Down On License FraudNew York and New Jersey are the first states using facial recognition software to bust illegal drivers at the DMV.
National Children's Leukemia Foundation Accused Of Lying About Programs, Use Of FundsFuchs said the charity run by Zvi Shor spent most of the money on fundraising and salaries, and less than 1 percent on kids with leukemia.