Authorities say suspected door-to-door scam artists are likely casing homes and targeting people for robberies.
A Bosnian native, who has been living in Berlin, Conn. for the last 14 years, said she was recently scammed out of $680 when she went online to seek help to apply for U.S. citizenship.
Federal prosecutors said the defendants replaced the ATM key pads at Chase branches in Midtown, Chelsea and across from the United Nations.
For too long, Brooklyn residents have fallen victim to real estate scammers. Now, the Brooklyn D.A. and Sen. Schumer warn perpetrators to watch out.
Police said a man has been showing apartments in Brooklyn to prospective buyers even though he has no permission or authority to show them.
After 60,000 complaints nationwide – 1,600 victims in New Jersey – state and federal officials are rolling out a national campaign to talk about a booming scam targeting seniors.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office compiled the numbers after the latest guilty plea from a driver. More than a dozen other cases remain open.
Prosecutors said the 28-year-old Masso pretended to look up victims’ immigration status and told them he could expedite green card applications.
The scam may play upon a service by the comptroller’s office that tries to match unclaimed funds to New Yorkers who might not know they’re owed money.
It’s the season of giving, but con artists are making the most of the generosity of seniors by scamming them out of thousands of dollars.
Nassau County Police Sgt. Dennis Ude says the the pair posted a phony ad on Craigslist for a house in Long beach for rent.
Marie Miller is among the millions of homeowners struggling to hold onto her home, and now a scam artist has hit her in the middle of her financial troubles.
The scheme relied on individuals who were known as “money mules” in the United States to actually steal money, the FBI said.
Despite paying higher prices at the pumps this summer, you may also be surprised to find out you’re getting a lot less gas in your tank thanks to what’s called “hot fuel.”
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