October 17, 2021
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Fake Fire Chief Scams Business In Rye With Bogus Inspection, Fee; ‘It’s Something That Everyone Should Be Looking Out For’ – CBS New York

RYE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police in suburban Rye are attempting to identify an accused phony fire chief.He scammed a local business and may strike again.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man With 37 Prior Arrests In Connection To Attempted Burglary In The BronxAs CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports, it happened around closing time Friday, Oct. 8, at Playa Bowls in do...
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FBI: $7.6M COVID Relief Scam Rooted In The Hudson Valley

MOUNT VERNON, NY — Two Mount Vernon residents are accused of taking part in a scheme that saw more than 1,000 fraudulent U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster forgivable loan applications submitted. Federal prosecutors said the operation netted more than $7.6 million in ill-gotten gains. "Today's defendants have become the la...
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Football Index Was Not A Ponzi Scheme Says UKGC Chief

The United Kingdom’s Department of Digital Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) released an independent review last month regarding the collapse of sports betting brand, Football Index, as well as its operating company BetIndex. They found that the company operated as a ponzi scheme. They also found that the UK Gambling Commission (GC) was slow in reg...
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Beware of online purchase scams

DANE COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) - The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching and many will be shopping online this year.With supply chain issues and shortages, experts say scammers will take advantage. The Better Business Bureau is warning about online purchase scams.According to a new report, online purchase scams now account for more than a thir...