Posts Tagged ‘Scam’

Scamming Seniors: How sharks in the water are targeting older Upper East & West Siders

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Crime Watch West Side Spirit, Dwell OTDT, Family, Lifestyle, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Seniors, West Side Spirit

old New York is a city with a booming elderly population—there are over 3.4 million people over the age of 65 living here. With that aging population come the predators who single out older victims for their nefarious swindles. In an age of small-time Internet scams and big-time Ponzi schemes, everyone is a potential victim of [&hellip
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BUSTED IN REFUND SCAM

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

On Oct. 18, an employee at Circuit City, at 1995 Broadway near West 68th Street, was arrested and charged with grand larceny for moving customer money to a personal bank account. Cops said that when customers would refund merchandise to the store, Luciano Santiago, 29, would refund the money back to his own personal bank [&hellip
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