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Fit to be Robbed Someone stole a woman’s wallet at a clothing store. At 7:30 PM on Sunday, April 27, a 66-year-old woman went into a fitting room at an Upper East Side clothing store, leaving her pocketbook unattended. When she came out of the fitting room, her bag was open and her wallet gone. [&hellip
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Counter Terrorist A man stole a laptop from a gym. At 12:05 PM on Wednesday, April 16, a man entered an Upper East Side gym, reached behind the front counter, and removed a gray Apple laptop before fleeing in an unknown direction. The laptop was valued at $2,000. Yorks! A street thief snatched a woman’s [&hellip
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Coffee Taker Someone made off with a woman’s handbag in a coffee shop. At 2 PM on Friday, April 11, a 24-year-old woman was having coffee in a coffee shop, leaving her handbag on the back of her chair. When she got up to leave, she found that her bag was gone. Items in the [&hellip
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Bankum Someone made unauthorized charges on a young woman’s bank account. At 1 PM on Tuesday, April 1, a 19-year-old woman received a text message from her bank, alerting her that fraudulent activity had been discovered in her account. Charges had been made at several locations amounting to $1,300. The victim still had her debit [&hellip
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Laundered Money A local laundromat was robbed by a knife-wielding thug. At 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, a 30-year-old man entered a Laundromat/dry-cleaning establishment on East 81st Street. He approached an employee, whom he ordered into the back room at knifepoint. While the employee remained in the back room, the robber took $500 from [&hellip
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Female Felony A woman made an unauthorized withdrawal from another woman’s bank account. At 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, a 70-year-old woman living on the Upper East Side was notified by her bank that an unknown woman had withdrawn $8,800 from her bank account using the account holder’s photo ID. The victim said she [&hellip
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Unwelcome Home A woman’s bank account was compromised. A 78-year-old woman living on the Upper East Side was away on vacation between Tuesday, January 14 and Sunday, March 16. When she returned home, she discovered that her checking account had been accessed without her permission. Somebody had used a copy of her driver’s license to [&hellip
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More Identity Thefts Plague Neighborhood More Upper East Side residents became the latest victims of the identity thefts that have been plaguing bank and credit card account holders in ever greater numbers. Here are the latest identity theft reports from the 19th precinct: • At 12 noon on Thursday, March 6, a 66-year-old man received [&hellip
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Replacement Displacement Another Upper East Side resident became the victim of identity theft. At 9 AM on Thursday, February 6, a 30-year-old man tried to use his bank card, when he was informed that the card had been deactivated. He then discovered that an unknown person in California had used his personal information to obtain [&hellip
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The Aide from Hades A home health aide made unauthorized charges on a patient’s credit card. Sometime between the hours of 8:30 AM and 9 PM on Wednesday, February 19, a 35-year-old female health aide made numerous attempts to charge unauthorized purchases, using the credit card of the 67-year-old male hip-surgery patient who had asked [&hellip
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