Scam Artists

Experts: Scammers Are Exploiting Ebola FearsWith the death toll from the Ebola virus now having topped 4,000 people – including one fatality in the U.S. – consumer advocates have been warning of scams that take advantage of people’s fears about the disease.
Staten Island Man Sentenced For Scamming Investors Out Of MillionsFederal Judge I. Leo Glasser said the latest scam is as sophisticated as any scam he had the occasion to deal with in more than 30 years.
Home Repair Scam Artists Target Peekskill ResidentsWestchester County residents were issued a warning Wednesday, as scammers are on the prowl and preying on unwitting homeowners. The scammers have been targeting residents of Peekskill, soliciting business at their homes.
Greenwich Police Warn Of Telephone Scams Following Recent IncidentsIn the latest scam, Greenwich police said the victim received a call from someone posing as her grandson telling her he was in an auto accident and needed bail money.
Scam Artists Using Facebook To Target GrandparentsIf you use social media to stay in touch with your grandchildren, beware – crooks could be watching you watch them.
Westbury Residents Warned Of Scam ArtistsAuthorities say suspected door-to-door scam artists are likely casing homes and targeting people for robberies.