74-year-old Bronx woman schemed out of $23,500

Police say a Bronx woman has been swindled out of more than $23,500 by two women running an elaborate financial scheme. Authorities say the 74-year-old

THE BRONX - Police say a Bronx woman has been swindled out of more than $23,500 by two women running an elaborate financial scheme. Authorities say the 74-year-old victim was approached on Oct. 10 along East Tremont Avenue. They say the suspects pulled off a scam in which they convinced the woman that handing over a large sum would win her an even higher amount in the future. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say a 44-year-old Schuylerville man was stabbed 1 Police: Schuylerville man stabbed to death
National Be Humble Day encourages people to go 2 Word on the Street: Be Humble Day
A Bronx landlord accused of stabbing his tenant 3 Landlord accused of stabbing tenant to death in the Bronx
At least seven alleged gang member were arrested 4 7 arrested after gang takedown in the Bronx
We asked Bronx residents if they believe in 5 Word on the Street: Extraterrestrial life

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE