Police were searching Wednesday for a man who allegedly took money from apartment seekers on Craigslist as they paid him fees and rent for units he did not own in Washington Heights.
Some people were just looking for a place to live in Upper Manhattan, but they ended up falling victim to a scam.
The letters claim town workers will be going door to door inspecting properties, but it’s not true said the town supervisor.
New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about scammers preying on Ebola fears with fundraising scams claiming to benefit victims and dubious offers of so-called preparedness kits that claim to contain preventive medicines.
Most people consider themselves pretty savvy when it comes to falling victim to an online scam. But there’s a new cyber scam that’s hiding in plain sight that could make you the next victim of what’s known as “click bait.”
Federal 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.
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.