Crime 2 arrested on Long Island after sting into elderly phone scam

18:20  12 february  2020
18:20  12 february  2020 Source:   abc7ny.com

Warwick police see increase in scam attempts

  Warwick police see increase in scam attempts Someone or some people have been posing as a Warwick police officer in an attempt to scam people, the Warwick police said in an advisory Tuesday morning. The intended victims are contacted via telephone, the police said. "The names of specific officers are being used, and the victims are being informed that they have warrants for their arrest," the police said. "During the call, The intended victims are contacted via telephone, the police said.

There allegations of excessive force by police on Long Island after a 72-year-old veteran filed a lawsuit claiming two officers "pushed him, grab him by his

The arrests included four detailed in federal court documents released earlier in the week, when the authorities said they had charged four people in the The memo said two girls who were associates of MS-13 lured a group of five young Latino men into the Long Island woods. The girls then indicated

Two men are under arrest on Long Island, accused of attempting to scam a 74-year-old man, and authorities are again warning residents to be wary of such schemes.

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Police say the victim lives out of state and received a phone call on February 7, 2020, from a man who said the victim's son was arrested and needed bail money for his release.

The victim was instructed to place $6,500 cash into a package and send it to the UPS facility in Uniondale.

The victim became suspicious and contacted police.

Detectives coordinated with UPS Security to set up a controlled delivery to the facility.

On Tuesday, February 11, at 11 a.m., detectives arrested 23-year-old Keyshawn Coveal and 25-year-old Tyshawn Redford after they arrived at the UPS facility to claim the package.

Puerto Rico's government lost $2.6 million to a phishing scam

  Puerto Rico's government lost $2.6 million to a phishing scam An email phishing scam duped the government of Puerto Rico into transferring more than $2.6 million into a fraudulent account, The Associated Press reports. A government agency transferred the funds on January 17th, but the incident was just discovered this week. Puerto Rico is working with the FBI to investigate and recover the funds. Rubén Rivera, finance director of the island's Industrial Development Company, told AP that the agency received an email alleging a change to a bank account tied to remittance payments. In response, the agency transferred the funds to the fake account.

The deaths on Long Island in April may have been committed as a way for the suspects to enter The documents contend that the suspects committed murder to gain entrance into the When reached by phone on Monday, Marcelo Llivicura, the father of Justin, said that the arrests brought the horror back.

Filed Under: elderly scam , Local TV, Long Island , Nassau County, Oceanside. OCEANSIDE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A man accused of scamming at least seven elderly people, including an 81-year-old woman on Long Island , has been arrested in Massachusetts, police say.

Authorities say both men were in possession of forged documents and are charged with second-degree possession of a forged instrument and third-degree attempted grand larceny.


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Embattled former Central Florida guardian arrested in relation to DNR order death .
Rebecca Fierle, an embattled former Central Florida guardian, has been booked into Marion County jail. Attorney General Ashley Moody and the FLDE announced the arrest on Monday, saying she will face charges of aggravated abuse of an elderly person and neglect of an elderly person. Sign up for our Newsletters Fierle will have an initial appearance before a judge on Tuesday. WESH 2 News has learned her arrest is in relation to the case of74-year-old Steven Stryker.A criminal investigation was launched after Stryker, a ward of Fierle, died just days after Fierle refused to revoke a do-not-resuscitate order.

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