internet scams

109th Precinct cautions about airplane ticket scams
Police Queens Courier Staff 10/29/2013 at 11:41AM

RACHEL LANDAU The 109th Precinct urges users of certain websites to be extra cautious. According to officers, a 23-year-old Asian man is wanted by police for duping a victim out of thousands of dollars.  The man sold the victim 19 roundtrip tickets from New York City to Shanghai, valued at $22,000, which he said he [...]

111th Precinct warns residents of increasing Internet scams
111th Precinct warns residents of increasing Internet scams
Police Melissa Chan 9/06/2013 at 2:01PM

Internet scams were on the rise during an otherwise quiet summer for the 111th Precinct, officials said. Jack Fried, president of the precinct’s Community Council, said he was one of hundreds to recently receive a fake but convincing email from Chase Bank, which sought vital information like his social security and account numbers. The electronic note, [...]