mistaken identity

Dr. Howard Schneider of Huntington, Long Island, says he received threatening calls after another dentist with the same name in Florida was accused of harming children. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Dentist: Mistaken Identity Has Led To Threats

The dentist shares a name with a Florida dentist who is accused of harming young patients.

06/01/2015

An aspiring singer known as C-Jay was shot and wounded on Friday, Jan. 2, at 158th Street and Beaver Road in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS2)

Family: Aspiring Singer In Jamaica, Queens Was Shot In Case Of Mistaken Identity

A young man from Jamaica, Queens who has been trying to make it as an aspiring singer has now been left fighting his way back after someone shot him.

01/16/2015

Janelle Jacobs (Credit: CBS2)

Police Seek Gunman In Shooting That Killed Bronx Woman; Call It Mistaken Identity

Police on Thursday said a shooting that left a woman dead on a Bronx sidewalk last week was a tragic case of mistaken identity.

12/11/2014

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25 Years To Life For Pair Convicted In Mistaken-Identity Murder In Brooklyn

Two men have been sentenced to prison terms of 25 years to life, after being convicted in the stabbing death of a man they mistook as a rival gang member in Brooklyn two years ago.

07/29/2014

Robert L. Viggiano has spent two days trying to convince people that he’s not Robert S. Viggiano, who was arrested for allegedly soliciting sex with a 10-year-old girl in Yonkers this week. (Photo: CBS 2)

Case Of Mistaken Identity Rocks NY Man’s Reputation

A bizarre coincidence has one upstate man trying to convince his neighbors he’s not an accused child molester.

02/11/2011