Coronavirus Texting Scam Targeting Parishioners In Northern SuburbsThe scammers allegedly send text messages attempting to collect gift cards they claim are for patients battling COVID-19.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls For Steep Fines For Scammers Advertising Unproven Coronavirus CuresRight now, Schumer says the Federal Trade Commission is sending out warning letters to stop companies from making false promises of coronavirus treatments or cures.
Coronavirus Update: New Yorkers Warned About COVID-19 Testing ScamNotify NYC said scammers are contacting people about setting up a time to get tested for the virus.
National Consumer Protection Week Highlights Surging ScamsIt is estimated Americans lost nearly $670 million to scams last year.
New Video: Suspects Accused Of Scamming Dozens Of Victims CitywideInvestigators said the suspects call the victims, stating their loved ones are in trouble and need money for bail or lawyers.
Exclusive: Queens Basketball Coach Accused Of Scamming Victims Out Of Thousands Of Dollars"So far, from the people I've spoken to, it's at least $13,000 and that's not including the $650 of mine, which probably brings that closer to $14,000," one victim said.
New York Real Estate Mogul Barbara Corcoran Falls Victim To Phishing ScamNew York real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran is known as a shark, but she just fell for a phishing scam.
PSEG Long Island Warns Customers About Phone ScamsThe energy company says its customers are reporting a rise in phone calls from imposters pretending to be employees.
Police: Suspects Wanted For Scamming More Than A Dozen Victims CitywideAt least 15 incidents have been reported this month across the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. The victims range in age from their 50s to 90s.
Scammers Taking Advantage Of Job Hunters Applying For Census Bureau PositionsThere's a scam warning for anyone looking to apply for a Census Bureau job.
FedEx Warns Customers About Text Message ScamThe company says text messages are being sent out alerting customers about a package. It includes a fake tracking code and a link to set delivery preferences.
Police Say Long Island Man Scammed Almost $10,000 From Elderly WomanPolice say the alleged scammer got caught going back for more than double the original amount by playing off the target's concern for her granddaughter's safety.
More Than $700K Stolen From Nassau County Comptroller's Office In Cyber ScamThe money ended up in a woman's account in Seattle.
Bronx Man Arrested In Connection To Alleged 'Grandparent Scam'The suspect allegedly told the victim he needed $9,500 to bail his grandson out of jail.
Police In New Jersey Warn Residents Of Water Testing ScamPolice say residents should never let a salesperson inside their home without a scheduled appointment.