Rye Residents Victims of Identity Theft

Items from the Rye City police blotter.

Attempted Identity Theft in Rye

A Rye resident reported that someone used their name and social security number to attempt to open fraudulent accounts with their identity.

Victim of Fraud

A White Birch Drive resident was tricked into giving out personal information over the phone, according to a police report. Her banks were notified and are investigating the incident.


On Thursday, the Rye Brook Village police warned that members of that community have been targeted by similar scams. Read more here. 

Karen February 16, 2013 at 12:20 PM
I would think that people would know better than to give out personal information over the phone. Especially the times that we are living in. There's so much fraud and theft going on.


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