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Grand Larceny

Police say this man did not own or control a Lower East Side apartment he was showing, but took $4,400 from a would-be renter and ran. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Took $4,400 For LES Apartment He Didn’t Control

Police were searching Friday evening for a suspect who allegedly took $4,400 from a prospective tenant at a Lower East Side apartment he did not really own or represent.

09/12/2014

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a citywide string of grand larcenies. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Grand Larceny Suspect Ripped-Off Victims At ATMs Around The City

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a series of grand larcenies that have taken place around the city.

09/03/2014

Police say this individual stole a wallet and attempted to withdraw money from a Queens ATM. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Queens Larceny Suspect Tried To Withdraw Money From Victim’s Account

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating an individual wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place in Queens.

08/28/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

City Businessman Pleads Guilty To Ripping Off MTA With Low-Quality Fuel

A New York City businessman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by providing poor-quality oil for city buses and passing it off as the good stuff.

08/28/2014

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Nearly $60K Worth Of Legos Out On Bail

A Long Island woman was out of custody on bail Monday evening, after being charged with stealing $59,000 worth of Lego sets to sell on eBay.

08/18/2014

Jason Stevens Sentencing

Owner Of Shuttered Wedding Venue ReBar Gets Up To 10 Years In Prison

The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.

07/21/2014

Karina Pascucci, Samantha Barbash (Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor )

Authorities: Strippers Drugged Wealthy Men, Scammed Them Out Of More Than $200,000

A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, authorities said.

06/11/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe stole hundreds of dollars using fraudulent ATM cards at banks in Manhattan and on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Made Fraudulent ATM Withdrawals At Manhattan, Staten Island Banks

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who used duplicate debit cards at ATMs to steal hundreds of dollars from other people’s bank accounts in Lower Manhattan and on Staten Island.

06/09/2014

Kenneth Osias, Otis Barnes

Police: Banks Lost Over $9,000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long Island

Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.

05/23/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD To Create Grand Larceny Unit To Address Identity, Electronics Thefts

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says the 300-member unit will focus on preventing thefts of smart phones, computer tablets and people’s financial resources.

05/22/2014

William Wahl (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police Nab Alleged Purse Snatcher In Northport

William Wahl, of Levittown, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree assault, and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

05/07/2014

Police are looking for a man who followed, sexually assaulted, and robbed a woman in the Bronx. (Credit: DCPI)

Man Charged In Robbery, Sex Assault Of Woman, 61, In The Bronx

A New Haven, Conn., man has been charged in the robbery and sexual assault of a 61-year-old woman in the Bronx late last month.

05/05/2014

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhattan DA: Hale & Hearty Soup Worker Used Job To Aid Identity Theft, Fraud Ring

Eleven defendants were indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and arraigned in State Supreme Court later Wednesday on identity theft, fraud, grand larceny and forgery charges.

04/30/2014

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, William Rapfogel (file/credit: Facebook/Met Council)

Former Met Council CEO Admits To Stealing $1 Million From Charity, Pleads Guilty

William Rapfogel, 59, pleaded guilty to grand larceny, money laundering and other charges in a case that had rattled city and state political circles.

04/23/2014

Police say this man has committed a series of Grand Larcenies in the West Village and lower portions of Midtown. (Credit: DCPI)

Police Seek Suspect In Connection With Series Of Grand Larcenies In Midtown, West Village

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a series of Grand Larcenies that took place in Manhattan.

04/22/2014

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