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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 utility fees, unless a payment is made through a debit card easily purchased at local stores. The calls are disguised to appear on caller ID screens as numbers belonging to the Internal…

News & Features taxes
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This coming Wednesday, April 15, is the deadline for filing our personal income tax paperwork, making this the perfect time for scammers to hit, trying to trick us into revealing personal and financial information. With that in mind, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a list of known scams. New Yorkers can also report suspected…

News & Features deblasio
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Fraudsters beware: a new task force launched yesterday to put phony lawyers who prey on vulnerable immigrants behind bars. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Mayor Bill de Blasio are teaming up on the initiative, dedicating enforcement resources to root out “immigrant service provider fraud,” among other scams targeting immigrants. The joint task force’s priority will…

News & Features eat_money
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weu06i_zzzw&feature=youtu.be Several Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach healthcare professionals were indicted today following a massive undercover healthcare fraud investigation. The 199-count indictment, which names 23 defendants – including nine doctors – alleges they they lured “patients” from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters, and welfare offices to corrupt medical clinics for unnecessary tests with the promise of free footwear like sneakers,…

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Tatyana Gabinskaya, a local doctor, was sentenced on Friday to one year and one day in prison for her role in a massive $279 million no-fault auto insurance fraud scheme that has already seen 31 other defendants convicted. According to investigators, Gabinskaya, 60, was a central figure of the scheme, saying she was the owner and operator of…

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