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Cuomo warns New Yorkers of new tax scams

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 ...

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Roofer admits scamming $600K

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 ...

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‘Lost package’ scam targets New York lawyers

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 ...

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Check scams target solos, small firms

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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