Grand Larceny

Thomas Donovan (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Gym Owner Used Clients’ Credit Card Info To Shop At Home Depot

A Long Island gym owner has been arrested on identity theft charges, police said.

12/10/2014

Thomas Datre Jr., Clara Datre and Gia Gatien head into court on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

3 Members Of Family Charged With Overbilling Town Of Islip For Tree Removal

DA Thomas Spota said the trio also did not pay the proper contract wages to 13 employees, shorting them over $100,000.

12/09/2014

Police say this woman grabbed a shopper's purse and ran from a Brooklyn TJ Maxx (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Larceny Suspect Made Off With Purse While Victim Shopped In Brooklyn

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and tracking down a suspect in a grand larceny that took place in Brooklyn.

11/20/2014

The NYPD is looking for a man who they said used a cloned debit card to withdraw $2,700 from two Ridgewood Savings banks in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Used Cloned Debit Card To Withdraw $2,700 In Queens

The withdrawals were made back on June 11 and June 24, police said. The NYPD released three surveillance images of the suspect on Tuesday.

11/11/2014

Home health care aide Tiffany Douglas is accused of stealing from the people she was supposed to be helping on Long Island. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Home Health Care Aide Accused Of Stealing From People She Was Helping

A Long Island home health care aide was charged Wednesday with stealing more than $1,300 from the people for whom she was working.

09/24/2014

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Mount Kisco Parking Enforcement Officer Admits To Stealing Quarters For 5 Years

A parking enforcement officer in Mount Kisco has admitted to clearing the quarters out of the parking meters and taking some of them for himself – in a scheme that went on for over five years.

09/24/2014

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

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