Theft

The alleged ring leader of a bank fraud scheme that affected customers in Westchester County, Orange County, the Bronx, Long Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tellers At Multiple Banks Charged With Stealing From Customers In Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors Tuesday said hundreds of customers at White Plains bank are victims of theft – and the thieves are tellers who allegedly took their money.

09/16/2014

Police are looking for a man who they said stole $100 from a 27-year-old autistic man at Veteran's Park. (credit: Stamford Police)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing $100 From Autistic Man In Stamford

A suspect has been arrested and charged with tricking a 27-year-old autistic man out of his birthday money at a park in Stamford, Connecticut.

09/15/2014

A suspect in the theft of a credit card used to buy nearly $500 worth of merchandise at a Bronx Home Depot. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Made Purchase Of Nearly $500 With Stolen Credit Card

Police on Monday were asking for assistance in finding a suspect who allegedly stole another man’s credit card and made a purchase worth nearly $500 at a Home Depot in the Bronx.

09/08/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

JFK Airport Baggage Handlers Accused Of Stealing Pricey Handbags

Two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were arrested and charged this week, on allegations that they stole pricey handbags from a traveler’s luggage, and put them up for sale on eBay.

09/05/2014

A surveillance image of suspects in the theft of liquor bottles at the Bohemian Beer Garden in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Ripped Off Multiple Liquor Bottles From Astoria’s Bohemian Beer Garden

Police were searching Friday for three suspects who ripped off multiple bottles of hard liquor from the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden in Astoria, Queens.

09/05/2014

A surveillance image of a woman police believe stole a man's camera, laptop and wallet after he invited her up to his hotel room on the Lower East Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Came Up To Man’s LES Hotel Room, Stole His Property

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a woman who allegedly stole a man’s camera, laptop and wallet after he invited her up to his hotel room on the Lower East Side.

08/19/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of a $2,400 Nikon camera from a photo studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Ripped Off $2,400 Camera From Greenpoint Photo Studio

Police on Tuesday were asking the public for assistance in finding a suspect who allegedly swiped a $2,400 camera from a photography studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

08/12/2014

Kirsy Polanco says she chased down and collared an alleged wallet thief in Union Square on July 17, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Says She Chased Alleged Wallet Thief Into Subway, Collared Him

An alleged wallet thief on a shopping spree got quite the surprise after police said he messed with the wrong woman.

08/08/2014

This and other cryptic art road signs by Ryan McGinness were installed for the Summer Streets festival. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Target Cryptic Road Signs Installed For Summer Streets

Some bizarre signs have been posted on lamp posts around New York City — but just as quickly as they were put up, someone stole most of them.

08/08/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of $75 from the Congregation Adas Yereim synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole From Donation Box At Kew Gardens, Queens Synagogue

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who stole $75 from a donation box at a synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens.

07/31/2014

A surveillance image of a man with his hand in the tip jar at the Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem. (Credit: The Chipped Cup, via Imgur)

Man Apparently Caught Reaching Into Tip Jar At Harlem Coffeehouse

The Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem caught a man on surveillance camera allegedly reaching into the tip jar and swiping cash this week.

07/29/2014

Suspect wanted for forcibly ripping chain from woman's neck in Brooklyn (NYPD)

Caught On Camera: Man Rips Chain From Woman’s Neck At Brooklyn Bus Stop

Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man caught on video ripping a chain from a woman’s neck in Brooklyn, causing her to fall face-first onto the sidewalk.

07/29/2014

Dominic Mero, 18 months, was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Spring Valley on Friday, July 11. Neighbors have come together to raise funds after a donation jar for his funeral was stolen. (Credit: CBS 2)

Community Steps In After Theft Of Donation Jar For Spring Valley Boy’s Funeral

The tragic death of a child in Rockland County has been compounded by the outrageous theft of money to pay for his funeral.

07/16/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe stole a woman's iPhone in the Bay Ridge Avenue subway station in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Suspect Who Ripped Off iPhone In Bay Ridge Subway Station

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who ripped off an iPhone from a woman at a subway station in southern Brooklyn.

07/15/2014

(Credit: CBS New York)

Former Ridgewood, N.J. Village Worker Gets Probation For Stealing $460,000 In Quarters

A former public works inspector in Ridgewood, New Jersey was sentenced to five years’ probation Monday after admitting stealing $460,000 in quarters over a period of two years.

07/09/2014

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