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Product Not As Described

Product Not As Described

By Ben Blaustein, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Watch what you eat now comes with a whole new meaning with mislabeled food.

Staff Member Reports Eight Missing Wi-Fi Routers

Staff Member Reports Eight Missing Wi-Fi Routers

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News

A list of crimes reported to Public Safety from Jan. 21 to Jan. 28.

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

By Cie Sharp, Guest Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I write this message to protest the hiring of former US Attorney Preet Bharara to the NYU School of Law. During the prosecution of Mitch Cohen, his business partner, Gregg Star, was given immunity by Mr. Bharara and his office. Star went on to defraud my family and myself.

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

Student Guilty of Defrauding NYU $1 Million

By Rachel Rivers, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While NYU financial aid is known for being stingy, an NYU alum was even stingier: he defrauded NYU of over $1.3 million dollars of financial aid. 48-year-old Frank Harrison was sentenced to 18 months in prison last Wednesday for six years of fraudulent behavior. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara charged him for...

Tandon Investigates Fraudulent Housing Listings on Craigslist

Tandon Investigates Fraudulent Housing Listings on Craigslist

By Momachi Pabrai, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under City News, News, University News

After researching over two million postings, NYU Tandon professors discovered that up to 55% of Craigslist listings are fraudulent.

Study reveals FDA reporting issues

By Alanna Bayarin and Marita Vlachou

February 12, 2015


Filed under News

A university professor and his students investigated the FDA for burying research misconduct.

Adam’s Angle: Bitcoin currency poses risks

Adam’s Angle: Bitcoin currency poses risks

February 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Bitcoin users came to the stark realization that their digital savings were at risk when Mt. Gox, a prominent Bitcoin exchange platform, froze customer withdrawals on Feb. 7 because it received fraudulent requests for payments. Mt. Gox promptly released a statement blaming the Bitcoin software for the incident. ...