the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office reminds you to be careful giving out information over the phone . The Ridgewood blog has received numerous emails from readers and alerts from many law enforcement agencies on phone scams . Phone scams have become an epidemic .
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office asks, Have you received one of these calls lately?
Are you cautious when answering the #phone when an unknown number is calling?
#BCPONJ wants to make sure you know that there are lots of scams to lookout for. Your best protection is screening your calls, and not automatically trusting what you’re told over the phone.
Won’t happen to you? Good.
But tell a #family member. Spread the word. Share this post. It is especially important to educate the #elderly about these #phonescams.
Don’t let someone you care about fall for a phony phone call.
Don’t be afraid to just hang up