Westchester Woman Who Faked Having Terminal Cancer Sentenced To PrisonA Westchester county woman is being sent to prison after faking a terminal cancer diagnosis to scam people out of thousands in donations.
Burglar Collected Rent After Breaking Into Home, Police SayA burglar in Washington state has been charged with not only breaking into a vacationing family's home, but also renting it out to unsuspecting tenants.
Secret Service Warns Of Credit Card Chip Scheme, Report SaysThe U.S. Secret Service is reportedly warning banks about a new scam that is targeting the chips in credit cards sent through the mail.
Report: $6 Million In Ebola Funds Stolen From Red Cross In Fraud SchemeThe missing money was uncovered after the Red Cross looked at how the organization spent over $120 million gathered to fight Ebola.
14 Arrested In Construction Fraud Schemes In BrooklynWith the construction boom in New York has come a rise in cases in fraud and corruption.
Staten Island Official Accused Of Spending Public Funds To Support Lavish LifestyleHe allegedly used his office credit card for hundreds of thousands of dollars in vacations, clothing, jewelry, electronics and tickets to sporting events.
Postal Worker Sentenced To 6 Months For $200k Worker's Compensation ScamMaria Chmielewski falsely claimed she was too panicked to leave her home, prosecutors said. That didn't stop her from taking two cruises, however.
Authorities: Nonprofit Exec. Used $1M In City Funds To Pay For LI Home, CarAuthorities say the couple misappropriated $953,875 in city funding to pay off loans, buy a luxury car and make mortgage payments on their LI home.
Officials Urge Public To Take Caution After Series Of Check TheftsPolice are urging those who write checks to take extra care after a series of check thefts in Yonkers and the Bronx.
Fake, Fraudulent Car Inspection Stickers Leave Dangerous Vehicles On RoadsIn a growing danger for drivers, cars that cannot pass inspection remain on the road with stickers that are either fake, or obtained through fraud.
NYPD: Men Sold Restaurant Employee Empty Boxes, Took Off With CashThe NYPD is looking for two men who allegedly took $1,400 from a woman in a false transaction of high-priced electronics.
Husband And Wife Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands From Lenox Hill Hospital PatientsMore than 80 emergency room patients at Lenox Hill Hospital had their personal information stolen.