“Whitney North Seymour, Jr., was a giant. He exemplified the best of our profession, in its nobility and commitment to public service.”Read More
A Jamaica man was charged with tricking his 101-year-old neighbor into handing over the deed to his house last week. A trio of Maspeth thieves pleaded guilty to posing as grandchildren and even recruiting kids in order to rob senior citizens’ homes in July. And in Flushing, a man allegedly begged an elderly victim to wire him $41,000 to post non-existent bail in the Dominican Republic.
Those are just three examples of elder abuse, fraud and predation that have made their way to Queens County Criminal Court in recent weeks.Read More