identity theft

NYPD, Lion Cage Shredding holds free public document shredding event at Queens Center
NYPD, Lion Cage Shredding holds free public document shredding event at Queens Center
West Angy Altamirano 1/06/2014 at 4:46PM

Together with Lion Cage Shredding, located at 120-10 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens and Macerich Properties, owner of Queens Center in Elmhurst, the NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section held a free document shredding public event in front of the mall on Sunday to make sure personal information does not get into the wrong hands.

Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself
Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself
Health ARA 8/18/2012 at 3:00AM

(ARA) – Two million Americans fall victim to medical identity theft each year, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian’s ProtectMyID. While medical identity theft costs victims an average of $22,346, the potential impact can be far greater – medical identity theft could cost some victims their health, or even their [...]

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 8:55AM

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13 Prosecutors say a New York City public school teacher is being charged with rape for a sexual relationship with a student that began when she was just 13. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says 44-year-old Charles Oross engaged in a sexual relationship with the teen [...]

War in Iraq officially over
War in Iraq officially over
News Jay Lane 12/15/2011 at 9:03AM

War in Iraq officially over After nearly nine years, 4,500 American dead, 32,000 wounded and more than $800 billion, U.S. officials formally shut down the war in Iraq — a conflict that U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said was worth the price in blood and money, as it set Iraq on a path to democracy. Panetta stepped [...]

‘Operation Swiper’ takes down largest ID theft ring in U.S. history
News Toni Cimino 10/11/2011 at 11:53AM

It was the largest identity theft takedown in U.S. history. Last week, 111 people — members of five organized forged credit card and identity theft rings based in Queens and having ties to Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East – were charged in 10 indictments with stealing the personal credit information of thousands of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/10/2011 – Queens teachers disciplined
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/10/2011 – Queens teachers disciplined
Top Stories Jay Lane 10/10/2011 at 9:42AM

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/10/2011   What did you learn in school today? Over 20 Department of Education employees have been disciplined over the course of the past 2 years due to inappropriate conduct. Angel Vazquez, a teacher at P.S. 117 in Queens was fired after complaints that he waved a box cutter at students, [...]