scams

Rain Ready
National Weather Service in Binghamton says there is a possibility of isolated flash flooding from a strong cold front poised to move through the Twin Tiers.
Ready for Spring... Scams
Broome County Sheriff David Harder is reminding residents to be aware of traditional spring-time scams involving offers from companies to pave driveways at a reduced price.
Fake Cops
Broome County residents are being alerted to scams in which people pretending to be law enforcement officers are simply trying to steal money by phone.
Vestal scam
A Staten Island man has been accused of bilking a Vestal resident in a driveway paving scheme.
Authorities say 41-year-old Jeremy John has been charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony.
Investigators say John is suspected of receiving about $1500 from a Vestal woman for a driveway project th…
Who's calling?
More Broome County residents apparently are being targeted in another telephone scheme.
An Endicott man reported receiving a suspicious call this afternoon from a person who claimed to be offering a card that would provide free prescription drugs...
New York Pulls Plug on Work-at-Home Scam Websites
The New York State Attorney General's Office has announced a pair of "mystery shopper" websites that duped people into paying thousands of dollars have been shut down.
AG Eric Schneiderman says the sites - idealcorp.net and survsonl.com - lured people into becoming mystery shop…