'Of Course I'm Nervous': Michael Avenatti Reacts To Federal Charges Of Extortion, FraudIn his first interview since he was arrested on federal charges fraud and extortion, Michael Avenatti denied any wrongdoing but said he is "concerned" about the prospect of prison time.
NYC Admits To Defrauding FEMA After Superstorm Sandy, Must Pay Back $5.3 Million For Fake ClaimsThe DOT claims they're fully cooperating with the fraud investigation however, reports from the U.S. Attorney's Office show the agency knew about the phony claims for years before they acted to correct it.
Police: Long Island Travel Agent Scammed Group Out Of Pricey CruiseAuthorities claims the 57-year-old tricked at least six clients out of more than $10,000.
Nassau DA: Contractor Arrested For Stealing $110K From ChurchA Freeport man has been arrested after he allegedly stole more than $100,000 from a Long Island church.
Uber Drivers Accused Of 'Vomit Fraud' By Overcharged PassengersDrivers are being accused of "vomit fraud," as many of the Uber employees allegedly claim their passengers threw up in the car after being picked up from a night of partying.
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.
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.