$1.7M insurance fraud ring busted


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Sixty one individuals have been charged in a $1.7 million undercover insurance fraud “sting” operation that resulted in the recovery of 70 high-end vehicles, including BMWs and Cadillacs, that had been falsely reported as stolen by their owners. Fifty-one of the individuals are in custody. The remaining ten are presently being sought. According to the […]

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Auto Theft Ring Busted


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Nine members of an auto theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing more than 60 high-end luxury automobiles with a total value exceeding $2 million over the last year have been indicted in an undercover operation. Many of the alleged stolen vehicles were recovered in Michigan, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Mexico. The […]

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Car Thefts Down; Insurance Up


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The recent shutdown of a giant auto crime ring by police and Queens District Attorney Browns staffers further highlights the exponential 55% reduction in Queens car thefts during the past five years. The good news is also stirring up a hornets nest. Borough President Helen Marshall last week inquired why there was not a corresponding […]

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Political suicide


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Presidential ambitions of one more well known politician have come to an end. Thirty-nine years ago, for one politician it happened at Chappaquiddick Island; now - for another politician - at a Washington hotel. Victor MaltsevRego Park Another point of view At $4,300, who but Governor Eliot Spitzer and the very wealthy could afford to […]

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Newsbrief


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This Is The Last Dance The finale of the summer series, “Dancing under the Stars” will be on Wednesday, August 15, at the Little Bay Park roller hockey rink. The program features free ballroom dance lessons for the first 45 minutes and free refreshments, in addition to music and dancing. This last dance, the last […]

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