Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who allegedly conned a woman out of nearly $2,200 when she answered an ad for an apartment he claimed he had for rent.
Police said they believe the same man is behind two robberies and one attempted robbery in the Bronx.
In some cases, police said scammers claiming to be federal or utility company employees call individuals and tell them that they owe money for unpaid taxes or bills.
If you use social media to stay in touch with your grandchildren, beware – crooks could be watching you watch them.
South Brunswick Township, N.J., police have warned residents about a fraud being perpetrated in the area, in which a person claims to kidnap a relative and demand ransom by Western Union.
When it comes to making purchases online let the buyer beware that even well-known websites could be scammers in disguise.