Homeowners Say Contractor Burned Them After Payments to Fix Fire Devastation

In Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Manhattan and Long Island, more than a dozen say insurance payouts got pocketed by a home improvement company that left their homes incomplete or even uninhabitable. Authorities are contemplating action.

Homeowners Say Contractor Burned Them After Payments to Fix Fire Devastation

By Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY More than three years ago, a fire that started in a neighbor’s property ravaged Anne McNeill’s Brooklyn brownstone. She hoped the incinerated interior would be quickly repaired. She wanted to return to her three-story home, in the Stuyvesant Heights historic district on Macdonough Street. A month after the fire, McNeill […]

Brooklyn: Foreclosure Capital. Do Not Lose Your Home to Scammers or Foreclosure. Get Help Today.

Brooklyn: Foreclosure Capital. Do Not Lose Your Home to Scammers or Foreclosure. Get Help Today.

By Victoria Falk The Coronavirus pandemic has not only wreaked havoc over people’s physical and mental well-being; it also has devastating effects on people’s finances. Over the last few months, many businesses have closed, and many of those who have jobs have not been able to get to work due to enforced social distancing. According […]

Brooklyn DA’s Office Continues to Fight Deed Fraud

Man Sentenced to up to Nine Years and Another Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Elderly Neighbor's House

Brooklyn DA’s Office Continues to Fight Deed Fraud

As part of its ongoing commitment to protect homeowners in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced two cases this week involving this intractable problem. A Long Island man has been sentenced to four and a half to nine years in prison in connection with illegally transferring the titles of seven houses in Brooklyn and two in Queens […]