ALBANY — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers need to beware of new scams this tax season. State officials say many of the new schemes target company payroll and human resources workers, with con artists sending emails posing as company executives seeking employee Social Security numbers. Some 37 companies with New York employees already […]
As we prepare for the upcoming tax season, many of us will be gathering our receipts for all of the charitable donations made throughout the year. Some may already be looking at what donations they are considering for the current calendar year. It is important to be aware of the scams that exist, targeting anyone […]
ROCHESTER — Five people from western New York have been sentenced for a scheme that involved billing the Xerox Corp. for $5.5 million in services that were never provided. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says the defendants were sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Rochester. The stiffest penalty for the conspiracy convictions was given to Anthony […]
LOCKPORT — A western New York roofer has pleaded guilty to swindling a more than $600,000 from a retired businessman. The Buffalo News reports that 52-year-old David Marsh of Niagara Falls pleaded guilty Wednesday in Niagara County Court in a plea deal that allows him to avoid prison time while requiring him to make monthly […]
ALBANY — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has accused a company that trains security guards of a scamming 15,000 people lured by phony job listings and false promises of jobs. Schneiderman filed a suit against 1st Security Preparation & Placement in state Supreme Court in Manhattan on Wednesday. There was no immediate comment from […]
Lawyers are the target of a new scam in New York City. The set-up: a man — going by the name “Jimmy” who claims to be visiting from out of state — contacts a lawyer and claims to have found a package on the subway ...
ALBANY — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has again sued state Sen. Pedro Espada, claiming he and his son are violating state labor laws and shortchanging workers through a sham job training program.
The basic scam goes like this: A new client calls or e-mails asking an attorney to act as intermediary in collecting a debt, obtaining a business loan or obtaining a lump sum alimony settlement.
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