Pair Swindled $28,000 From Brooklyn Woman In 'Charity Scam,' Police Say
The con artists told her the money would be blessed and returned to her.
Updated: May 27, 2017 12:56 PM
80-Year-Old Woman Swindled Out Of $90K In Pigeon Drop Con
The victim was tempted by a share of a winning lottery ticket.
Updated: Sep 16, 2015 4:14 PM
NYPD: Pigeon Drop Scammers Duped Old Lady Out Of $3000
The victim is 81 years old.
Updated: Dec 7, 2014 9:17 AM
NYPD: Bible-Carrying Pair Targeting Women In "Lottery Scam"
Some victims gave hundreds to thousands of dollars, others also gave jewelry.
Updated: Oct 17, 2014 1:59 PM
Beware The Pigeon Drop Scam: Con Artists Swindle $13,000 From Different Marks
Never believe that anyone wants to share found money with you is a good rule of thumb.
Updated: Mar 20, 2014 9:26 AM
"Pigeon Drop" Scam Forever: Cops Release Video Of Suspects Wanted For Timeless Con
The police say two middle-aged woman preyed upon some unsuspecting victim in Brooklyn.
Updated: Sep 12, 2012 10:27 AM
"You Broke My Glasses" Scammer Gets 7 Years In Prison
One of our favorite classic scams is the "You broke my
Updated: Jan 7, 2011 3:14 PM
Con Artists Use "Pigeon Drop Scam" On Elderly In Queens
Some grifters were trying the old "pigeon drop" or "empty wallet"
Updated: Apr 16, 2010 3:39 PM
A Guide To Recognizing Your Scams
New York City residents are among the least likely Americans to
Updated: Mar 15, 2010 3:05 PM
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