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Man Indicted For Forging Documents In Attempt To Cheat Elderly Woman...

EAST FLATBUSH - Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced yesterday that an East Flatbush man has been charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of...

Sheepshead Bay Brat Martin Shkreli Convicted Of Multimillion Dollar Securities Fraud

UPDATE: After a six week long trial, last Friday a federal jury in Brooklyn convicted Martin Shkreli of two counts of securities fraud and...

Owner Of Shuttered Flatbush Daycare Centers Convicted For Stealing 50K From...

The operator of three Brooklyn daycare centers has been convicted of grand larceny and bribery for stealing more than $50,000 from NYC Administration for...

Was Coney Island’s ‘Incubator Doctor’ Martin Couney A Fraud?

Much ink has been spilled about Dr. Martin Couney, the famed -- or infamous -- incubator doctor, the medical pioneer who saved thousands of...

Brooklyn Man Sentenced For Stealing Three Properties, Pretending To Be Lawyer

A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to up to 18 years in prison for stealing three properties, including one in Fort Greene, announced Brooklyn District Attorney...

‘Round Brooklyn: Escorts, Cults, The Gowanus Canal And More

It's Memorial Day weekend, and that means beach season has arrived right on schedule. The weather is hot, so find a comfy spot and read...

Insurance Agent Who Scammed Elderly Gets 4-12 Years In Prison

The bogus insurance agent who admitted to ripping off seniors through his Dyker Heights business has been sentenced to four to 12 years in prison, announced Attorney...

Law Enforcement Warns Seniors To Beware Of Scams

The Be Proud Foundation invited law enforcement to the Kings Bay Y Friday to warn seniors about scams and other other forms of abuse...

These Are The Top Scams Targeting Immigrant Communities

Two weeks after a fake Sunset Park lawyer was sentenced to two to four years in prison for scamming immigrants out of thousands of...

Fake Sunset Park Lawyer Who Offered Bogus Immigration Services Gets 2-4...

Sunset Park man was sentenced to two to four years in prison for posing as an attorney and charging thousands of dollars for immigration...

Ring That Defrauded Murrow High School & Others Charged By Brooklyn...

Seven more people have been arrested in connection to a city-wide fraud that involved ripping off scores of heating oil customers, including Edward R....

Local Bankers Indicted For Stealing Money From The Accounts Of Elderly...

Two local bankers and two others have been indicted for allegedly stealing $400,000 from the bank accounts of over a dozen senior citizens and...

Sheldon Silver’s Son-In-Law, A Midwood Resident, Gets Two-Year Sentence For $6...

Midwood resident Marcello Trebitsch, the 37-year-old son-in-law of former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for running a...

ICYMI: Fatal Crash Prompts Calls For Turn Signal, Sheepshead Bay’s Worst...

In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s...

Sheepshead Bay Woman & Estranged Husband Indicted For $3.4 Million Scam

A 39-year-old Sheepshead Bay woman has been charged in a connection to a $3.4 million scam that duped financial institutions into paying for false...