A group hawking e-books on the effects of caffeine was actually selling a bogus way to satisfy court-ordered community service requirements by doing little more than taking an online quiz, prosecutors in Manhattan said Monday.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and other agencies were cautioning the public Tuesday night about a phishing scam disguised to be a warning about unpaid tolls.
In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.
The consumer group is known for protecting people from all sorts of scams, but it recently became the victim of one.
In April Valer Zaharia pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree conspiracy.
The Ramnarine family said someone set up a fake fundraising website in their daughter’s name following her death in a car accident on Sunday.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority police on Monday were reminding Long Island Rail Road customers to watch out while buying tickets at vending machines.
High hopes for a love connection cost a New Jersey woman her entire life savings when she was scammed on Match.com.
Police in Fairfield, N.J., warned the public Saturday to watch out for an IRS telephone scam that has targeted two residents in the past week.
A Pennsylvania man was in court Monday, charged with bilking Long Island homeowners out of thousands of dollars for air conditioning work he never performed.
A new Internet scam looks legitimate but has the potential to unleash a Pandora’s box of viruses and spyware onto your computer.
Police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly scammed and stole from elderly residents of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who burglarized the homes of two Brighton Beach, Brooklyn residents – both of them over 80 years old.
PSEG Long Island on Thursday warned customers of a scam involving fraudulent e-mails.
More than 100 former New York City workers, including scores of retired police officers, firefighters and prison guards, have been charged with faking psychiatric problems in order to get federal Social Security disability benefits, prosecutors said.