Home invasion victim’s kids have nightmares after family is zip tied, and ‘sociedad’ money at their house is stolen

LONGWOOD, the Bronx — It's a no-interest, casual form of saving money, called "sociedad," that's fairly common in the Caribbean, as well as in some New York City neighborhoods with residents originally from the Caribbean.  In one recent case here, however, the savings arrangement came with a liability -- a potentially deadly one.

Armed robbers staged a fake delivery at the home where the sociedad money was kept.  They were able to break in, zip-tie five adults, pistol whip a man, make...

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