Crime

NYPD Weekly Crime Prevention Tip – One-Ring Phone Scam

NYPD Weekly Crime Prevention Tip – One-Ring Phone Scam

Police are warning residents about the “one-ring phone scam,” which uses auto-dialers to target cell phone numbers across the country. The danger to consumers is not in receiving the call, but in calling back. Scammers let the phone ring once […]

by · August 31, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Crime
NYPD Weekly Crime Prevention Tip – Credit Card Fraud & Identity Theft

NYPD Weekly Crime Prevention Tip – Credit Card Fraud & Identity Theft

Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft are growing criminal enterprises and we need to do everything we can to prevent becoming a victim. The Director of Security for Capital One Bank suggests the following tip to help detect if your […]

by · August 31, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Crime
Criminal Robs Bronx Bank, Blows loot in AC

Criminal Robs Bronx Bank, Blows loot in AC

A robber robbed more  a dozen banks in New York City and lost all the loot at a roulette table in Atlantic City, originally reported by the New York Post: Dorren Singh, 26, allegedly stole about $32,000 from 12 banks in Manhattan and […]

by · August 26, 2014 · Crime, Local News
New City Jails Crime Stats Show Heavy Increase

New City Jails Crime Stats Show Heavy Increase

  DNAInfo highlights newly released NYPD statistics that show crime in the City’s Jails rising by nearly 60% since a year ago, from 181 to 286 as of August 10. This will be the first time that crime statistics in […]

by · August 20, 2014 · Crime, Local News