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Life Insurance Scam: Police Warn Of Fake Letters From Law Firms In Hudson Valley
Authorities in the Hudson Valley are warning of scammers who have been sending letters to residents asking them to claim false life insurance policies.
The warning, issued by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office on Friday, May 26, was prompted after a resident received a letter from a scammer claiming to be from a Canadian law firm.
According to the Sheriff's Office, the letter came from Edward Milton, a partner at Milton, Helmut & Partners LLP in Ontario, Canada, and claimed that there was an unclaimed life insurance policy worth £11,550,300 held by their deceased client…
Woman Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Crash Between Car, Tractor-Trailer
A Hudson Valley woman was seriously injured following a crash with a tractor-trailer.
The crash took place in Orange County around 11:15 a.m., Thursday, June 1 in the town of Newburgh.
According to Lt, Peter Talarico, of the town of Newburgh Police, officers on the scene found an accident involving a 2008 Infinity and a 2002 tractor-trailer.
Preliminary investigations show the tractor-trailer, driven by a 42-year-old Sullivan County man from Wurtsboro, was traveling southbound on Route 300. The 2008 Infinity, driven by a 62-year-old New Windsor woman, was traveli…