U.S. Secret Service
Alleged members of a local cyber crime cell stole nearly $3 million from thousands of ATMs across New York City in a matter of hours, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
There was more fallout Thursday from President Barack Obama’s fundraising visit to Connecticut this week. The debate revolves around whether taxpayers should foot the security bill when a candidate comes to raise money.
Skimmers are small devices that criminals place on top of a bank-card reader to steal information from the card’s magnetic strip. Criminals also hide pin-sized cameras on the machine to record your pin number.
The Syracuse police department says it will turn over its records on child molestation allegations against former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.
Dozens of people have been charged in New York with forming an identity-theft ring that used stolen credit-card numbers to shop at Apple stores around the country.
New Yorkers are being warned of a new kind of counterfeit cash. It’s harder to spot, because the criminals start with the real thing before changing the bills’ value.