Pest-control Scam Using City Health Department Logo

NY-Post.pngBy Yoav Gonen

Those dirty rats.

The latest scam New Yorkers have to worry about comes from “Vermin Control of New York” — a sham entity demanding that homeowners mail $120 checks for “assessment and eradication of vermin” to an address in Queens, city officials said Friday.

...The fakery was first exposed by a tweet from Manhattan City Council member Mark Levine, whose staffers saw chatter about it on Reddit.

“This unusually sophisticated fraud should serve as a wake-up call to all New Yorkers,” Levine told The Post on Friday.

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