Sep 27, 2013 — NEW YORK (AP) New York state officials say they suspect test takers cheated on hundreds of tests to operate the most vulnerable vehicles on the road--from trucks hauling hazardous materials to school buses--and eight commercial drivers have been charged so far.
Nineteen suspects, including three security guards, were arraigned and pleaded not guilty to charges linked to what officials say is an elaborate scheme to obtain commercial driver's licenses with purchased test replies. Go to full article
The company promises loans regardless of credit history, but fails to provide any services once the victim has wired money.
Watertown, NY, Sep 28, 2011 — The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today issued an alert about a phone scam targeting residents of Watertown. A spokesman says three victims so far have contacted the office and have each lost between $300 and $700 to the scam. Joanna Richards reports. Go to full article
I'm glad these scam artists were shut down before they could do this to anyone else.
Watertown, NY, Aug 17, 2011 — New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was in Watertown yesterday to announce a $3.5 million settlement in a scam targeting soldiers with the sale of electronics. Soldiers who still owe money to the company will be relieved of their debts and have their credit histories repaired.
But those who already paid lost thousands of dollars to the scam. About 1,000 soldiers were affected. Joanna Richards was there and has this report. Go to full article
Apr 26, 2001 — An illegal pyramid scheme called "Women Empowering Women" is drawing in hundreds of thousands of dollars from North Country women. As David Sommerstein reports, most will lose. Go to full article