When it comes to making purchases online let the buyer beware that even well-known websites could be scammers in disguise.
“By pretending to have a terminal illness, Vega inexcusably took advantage of the community’s hearts and minds, and profited off of their generosity,” said Attorney General Schneiderman.
Jenny Hou, whose real name is Jia Hou, faces fraud charges. Authorities say Hou used “straw donors” to funnel over-the-limit illegal contributions to the Liu campaign.
Courts in Ecuador have ordered Chevron to pay the steep penalty for pollution that occurred when Texaco was operating in the forest, between 1972 and 1990.
Back in August, Tropical Storm Irene left thousands of homes across the Garden State flooded and mold-infested. But in addition to the damage, homeowners had to contend with unregistered contractors.
Two Conn. State Troopers said to have applied for food stamp assistance when the government offered aid following Tropical Storm Irene are under review for possible fraud.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says certain state employees had no business getting the payments of up to $1,200.
Benefits under the federal “Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program” were opened up to Connecticut families after the storm. They could requesting and receive money to replace spoiled food and cover other expenses.
Federal prosecutors charged 11 people on Thursday with conspiracy in a decade-long fraud that authorities say poisoned the pension system used by employees of the nation’s largest commuter railroad.
James ran Newark for more than 20 years and was also a state senator before he was convicted in 2008 and sent to prison on charges of abusing his office by steering city-owned land to his one-time mistress.
A former New York City art gallery director has been convicted in an art fraud case that brought actor Robert De Niro to the witness stand.
For too long, Brooklyn residents have fallen victim to real estate scammers. Now, the Brooklyn D.A. and Sen. Schumer warn perpetrators to watch out.
Police said a man has been showing apartments in Brooklyn to prospective buyers even though he has no permission or authority to show them.
Former New York Mets player Tim Teufel is among the hundreds of Bernard Madoff investors who have been asked to return bogus profits from the fraudster’s Ponzi scheme.
The official said that by policing the billions of dollars spent annually with contractors, Schneiderman hopes to recover millions of dollars from those that are unscrupulous.
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