BEWARE OF HOMEOWNER SCAMS
This is an actual scenario! A LI manwas recently indicted for allegedly stealing a $1M Brooklyn
brownstone in a forged deed scheme from an 80 year old elderly woman. Imagine owning
your home and being placed in a predicament that has you baffled and in need of services
from law enforcement and the District Attorney’s office. These scenarios are catastrophic for
Watch Queens Perspectives Host Roslyn Nieves as she speaks with Mark Sicari, Esq. from
Jasa’s Legal Services for the Elderly and Takai Forde, LMSW a Social Work Supervisor, with
Jasa’s LEAP program in Queens, about ways to keep you safe from predators that focus on
methods to take your home.
Queensboro Council for Social Welfare (QCSW) is a 95+ year old social services agency that
facilitates safety programs. QCSW serves the community on many social services levels. The
Organization was founded in 1922 and has been assisting Queens’ children, teens, adults
and senior citizens. QCSW provides services to clients through their Information and Referral
Program. This program serves all “Queens Residents.” Information is available without any
fees on: caregiver support, entitlements, job counseling, senior services, personal problems,
substance abuse programs, housing rights, crime victims’ assistance, education, and mental
Concerned citizens visit Queensboro Council for Social Welfare’s website at www.QCSW.ORG
to see when and where they will host their next “Safety” seminar. Participation affords you the
opportunity to ask one on one questions and hear about additional services in the community.
New York is everyone’s city! Let’s help keep each other safe.Watch this program on Spectrum,
RCN, and Verizon FiOS to hear how you can spot the warning signs of a scam artist.
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