From the Desk of Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore: Skimming

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As Westchester County’s chief law enforcement officer, I want to share with you my concern about an emerging trend here in our county and across the country known as “skimming.” This form of electronic theft involves the planting of illegal card reading devices and hidden cameras in and around ATMs to capture account information and PINs from unsuspecting customers. Bank …

eHeziFrom the Desk of Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore: Skimming

Current Commentary: What Playing Gotcha Can Getcha BY Larry M. Elkin, CPA, CFP®

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Banks, credit card companies and other financial services firms made an art of snaring customers in loopholes and walloping them with fine print. Now they’re learning that playing “gotcha” can getcha in the end. The credit card companies, with their love of misleading semantics, ought to have been the first to applaud the linguistic dodge by which President Obama sidestepped …

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Current Commentary: Keeping College Debt Under Control BY Larry M. Elkin, CPA, CFP®

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In good times, and especially in bad, college graduates tend to earn more money than their less-educated peers, and they have less trouble getting and keeping jobs. But does this mean that any college, at any price, is a sound financial investment? No, it does not.

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Current Commentary: Outflanking Mastercard And Visa BY Larry M. Elkin

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  Scarsdale, NY, August 11, 2010 — In business, as in war, it seldom pays to attack a powerful and well-entrenched adversary head-on. A successful assault is more likely to come from an unexpected, and less well-defended, direction, or from a source that is not perceived as a threat until too late.

eHeziCurrent Commentary: Outflanking Mastercard And Visa BY Larry M. Elkin

Yonkers Police Department Blotter – June 24, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

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 June 24, 2010, Yonkers, NY — On 06-24-10 at 12:38 a.m., members of the 3rd Precinct responded to 63 Radford Street on a report of a robbery.  A 19 year old area resident related that he was followed inside of the lobby of 63 Radford Street by three males.  The victim was pushed against a wall and the suspects forcibly …

eHeziYonkers Police Department Blotter – June 24, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK