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Park Slope Optical Store Owner Indicted For Stealing $3.4 Million In...

An optical store owner in Park Slope and an owner of a medical equipment sales dealership have been charged with a 148-count indictment for...

Oil Delivery Scam Defrauded MS 51, Says Manhattan DA

MS 51 -- William Alexander Middle School is among scores of victims cheated by oil companies in a city-wide scam to short customers on their...

Oil Delivery Scam Defrauded PS 20, Brooklyn Tech, And The Brooklyn...

P.S. 20, Brooklyn Technical High School, and the Brooklyn War Memorial at Cadman Plaza are among scores of victims cheated by oil companies in a...

Convicted Leader Of Massive Auto Insurance Scheme Faces 280 Years In...

The leader of the largest no-fault auto insurance fraud scheme ever uncovered is looking at 280 years in prison after being convicted Thursday of racketeering,...

Fake Sheepshead Bay Lawyer Exposed For Tricking Dozens Of Clients

He duped dozens of clients before he was unmasked as a fraud. Mikhail Perlov, who operated a fake law practice out of an office on...

Dyker Heights Insurance Agent Slapped With Hate Crime Charges For Targeting...

Simmons Planning Group & Agency, located at 8403 7th Avenue (Source: Google Maps) A Staten Island man with a business in Dyker Heights has been arraigned on...

Ex-Rep Michael Grimm Asks Judge To Postpone Sentence Two Weeks For...

Former congressman Michael Grimm requested last week that his eight-month prison sentence be pushed off for two weeks so that he can have surgery. A...

Three Managers Of Two Local Medical Centers Accused Of Running $61...

View image | gettyimages.com The feds unveiled charges against 243 people in 17 cities across the nation as part of the largest nationwide medical fraud...

Grimm Pushes To Stay Out Of Prison, Claiming Caretaker Status Of...

Former Congressman Michael Grimm submitted a 60-page memo, along with 35 letters of support, to the judge who will soon sentence him for tax...

Local Home Health Aides Charged With Defrauding Medicaid

Six home health care workers, including three who worked for agencies headquartered in Sheepshead Bay, Bensonhurst and East Midwood, were arrested yesterday and accused of defrauding...

Local Home Health Aides Charged With Defrauding Medicaid

Six home health care workers, including three who worked for agencies headquartered in Sheepshead Bay, Bensonhurst and East Midwood, were arrested yesterday and accused of defrauding...

Judge Orders Local Attorney Gennady Litvin To Halt Fraudulent Mortgage Rescue...

A judge has ordered a Midwood law firm and its lead attorney, Gennady Litvin, to immediately end illegal business practices that included phony claims that it...

Phone Scammers Threaten Victims With Arrest For Unpaid Taxes, Utility Bills

Phones scammers targeting New Yorkers are getting more sophisticated than ever, pols warned this week. The latest scam threatens victims with arrest for unpaid taxes or...

Wanted: Two Men Who Withdrew $11,700+ From Victim’s Chase Bank Account

Cops are looking for two men who they say pillaged a Sheepshead Bay neighbor's Chase Bank account, spending nearly $12,000 of the victim's funds. On...

Treyger Calls On FEMA To Conduct Review Of Insurance Companies Underpaying...

In the wake of multiple reports that insurance companies underpaid Superstorm Sandy victims by altering damage assessment forms -- from Manhattan Beach and Coney...