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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March 15, a 70-year-old woman living on the Upper East Side was notified by her bank that an unknown woman had withdrawn $8,800 from her bank account using the account holder’s photo ID.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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Ticket Take A woman sold a man counterfeit performance tickets. At 7:25 PM on Wednesday, February 12, a 54-year-old man met with a woman on East 86th Street and Madison Avenue as pre-arranged, to purchase tickets to an unspecified event. He paid her $150 for the tickets, but when he got to the venue, he [&hellip
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9G ID Theft A woman became the victim of identity theft. On Wednesday, January 29, a 42-year-old woman got a message from her bank reporting that a purchase totaling $204.95 had been made to a debit card she still had in her possession. More troubling, the bank reported that someone had transferred $9,000 from her [&hellip
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