Acton, Mass., Feb. 8, 2019, — The Acton Police Department and the Acton Water District would like to notify the public of a potential Water Department scam that has been affecting communities in some surrounding areas. (L to R)Officer Jon Stackhouse, Eagle Scout Candidate Jason Lucas and Firefighter Brent Carter. Clear and visible numbers on […]
By Olivia Bornstein, bostonese.com Boston, August 6, 2018, — Have you ever received a phone call from someone claiming to be an authority, saying that you owe money, and threatening to sue, arrest or deport you? Picture from a recent FTC briefing on scams in Boston (photo by Olivia Bornstein).
Boston, Feb. 20, 2018 – A Randolph man has been convicted by a jury and sentenced to six to six-and-a-half years in state prison for trafficking multiple women for sex in Greater Boston and on Cape Cod, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. He kept the money from the sexual encounters and would instead provide […]
Boston, Sept. 12, 2017, — The movie Abacus: Small Enough to Jail will aired on WGBH 2 tonight at 10 PM. It is the story about a small bank owned by a Chinese American in NYC’s Chinatown.
Boston, Sept. 8, 2017, — Following reports of a major data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. compromising the personal information of hundreds of millions of consumers nationwide and nearly three million in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey today launched an investigation into the breach and urged consumers to take immediate steps to protect […]
Boston, Feb. 14, 2017 – Two New Hampshire women have been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking women for commercial sex in Massachusetts communities through an online “escort” service, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. A massage parlor in Western Mass. was shut down in Dec. 2016 for allegedly trafficking women for sex.
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, Oct. 15, 2016, — As protests against rapper YG were held in major cities across the nation, a protest is planned in Boston for Oct. 19 when rapper YG is scheduled to have an appearance at the House of Blues.
New York City, — On July 22, 68 years old Asian male Vincent Tse, who has been a volunteer for six years at Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal-Prince Street Senior Center, was looking for parking spot on the way to the center to volunteer. He had a disagreement with an African-American and was severely assaulted. He is […]
MVA Pedestrian 07/20/2016 9:56 AM. The officer while on patrol on Hudson street observed an injurd male sitting on the curb. upon further investigation the officer discovered the victim had been struck by a motor vehicle that had left the scene. the operator of m/v returned to the scene. the victim walked to hospital. the […]
Dec. 1, 2015, — On Tuesday November 24, 2015, detectives assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) executed a search warrant at My-Tan Fashion located at 693 Washington Street as a result of a ten month long investigation into a large scale retail crime operation. Investigators seized approximately 5,000 pieces of merchandise believed to be valued at […]