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For one brief, shining moment: Living in Scam-a-lot

Haven’t we all been told that misspellings and offbeat grammar are signs that should raise one’s suspicions? Of course we have. Did I take a moment to consider that? Of course I didn’t.

Former owner of La Cremaillere sentenced to federal prison

Barbara Meyzen owned and operated the eatery from 1993 to 2019.

Stamford man found guilty in surgical glove investment fraud scheme

Thomas J. Connerton began enticing investors in 2009 to finance his operation, including women he met through an online dating site.

Alleged scammer in Somers may have been scammed himself

He concealed his losses, the complaint states, “in an effort to regain his own lost money and attract new funds.”

AMA Laboratories demands search warrant evidence that justified federal raids

Those raids, in April and June, were conducted in “bad faith,” the company states in letters to federal court judges in White Plains.

Greenwich’s Arch Street Capital Advisors sells FBI office in Utah

The property is a 169,542-square-foot facility that is 100 percent leased to the U.S. General Services Administration on behalf of the FBI.

Chinese national pleads guilty to economic espionage at IBM

Xu Jiaqiang, 31, stole source code for the benefit of China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission, according to a superseding indictment filed last June.

Former Ramapo official admits guilt in municipal bond fraud

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Ramapo officials fabricated the town’s finances to help sell $150 million in municipal bonds.

Feds charge Valhalla firm with bank fraud over mortgages

Terra Foundation charged fees for filing fraudulent mortgages discharges, according to a federal indictment of five principals in the business.

Disbarred West Harrison attorney indicted on fraud charges

Pat Stiso is indicted by a federal grand jury on accusations he and others defrauded 15 people out of more than $3 million in a real estate scheme.

SAC closes a trading unit

The hedge fund is said to have planned the move prior to FBI inquiries.

Former Bridgewater executive floated as next FBI director

James B. Comey will likely be nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Robert S. Mueller III as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to reports.

Westchester men accused of roles in mob waste-hauling racket

Seven Westchester County residents were among 32 men indicted on racketeering and other federal charges following an investigation into organized crime’s control of commercial waste-hauling businesses in the metropolitan area.

MTA to consider appeal in anti-Islamic advertisement ruling

The MTA is considering an appeal of a decision by the U.S. District Court to allow a series of anti-Islamic advertisements to run across the Hudson Valley, southern Connecticut and New York City.

Put on the brakes

It is perfectly apparent to us – what we cannot understand is why it appears that was not the case with the people who...