Ridgewood Resident Victim of Social Media Black Mail

March 28,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police report on March 27th, a Stevens Avenue resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters to report a criminal attempt. The victim reported a social media account was accessed without authorization and money was demanded or the account would be deleted. The victim was advised not to […]

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Report of “terroristic threats” against Ridgewood Resident Called a “misunderstanding”

February 24,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood police report that on February 21, a Hampshire Road resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters to report terroristic threats in the past. The victim reported he was contacted by a person who left a threatening message of violence on his phone. The victim provided the […]

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Ridgewood Resident Hit By “Tech Support Scam”

February 15,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report that a Steilen Avenue resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters to report being the victim of a fraud on February 12th. The victim reported she was advised all her Apple devices were compromised by a pop-up on her iPad from Apple technical support. […]

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Local Underdog Puts in Valiant Effort for United States Soccer Federation President Election

February 11,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Saturday was a big day for the future of American soccer and the United States Soccer Federation. Yesterday the federation selected its next president at its Annual General Meeting in Orlando, bringing an end to an a very public campaign process that has seen a great deal […]

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Ridgewood Resident Pursues United States Soccer Federation Presidency

January 18,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, On Monday, Ridgewood resident Mike Winograd and his youth soccer advisor, Liam Winograd, went to ESPN FC. Winograd is currently in the running for United States Soccer Federation president.

Ahead of the United States Soccer Federation presidential election on Feb. 10, ESPN FC asked the eight candidates running to […]

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Ridgewood Resident Threatened by Scam Bitcoin Extortion Letter

January 12,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, On January 9, a Waiku Road resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters to report an attempted theft by extortion. The victim reported he received a letter threatening to expose him if he didn’t pay money. The actor requested to be paid in bitcoin and provided instructions. The victim […]

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Ridgewood Resident Gets Fleeced for $1460 in PSE&G MoneyPak Card Scam

January 12,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, A Kenilworth Road resident reported being the victim of a fraud and theft on January 9. The victim reported she was contacted by a party who identified himself as an employee of PSE&G and threatened to turn off the residential service if an outstanding bill balance wasn’t […]

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Ridgewood Resident Gets Scammed on ebaymotors

December 29,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, despite repeated warnings from the Ridgewood police and articles on this blog on December 24, a Laurel Road resident reported being the victim of a fraud and theft by deception. The victim reported while attempting to purchase a vehicle listed on ebaymotors.com, the seller convinced the victim […]

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Ridgewood Resident Falls for “Computer Fix” Scam

November 7,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police report that on October 28, a Robinson Lane resident reported he was the victim of a theft by deception. The victim reported he provided access to his computer to an unknown party in an attempt to fix problems on his computer. The victim reported he […]

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Ridgewood Resident Hit With “Bail Scam”

November 4,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report a Lynn Street resident responded to Ridgewood Police Department to report a criminal attempt and fraud. The victim reported she was contacted by telephone by an unknown person who reported a family member was incarcerated in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and bail money was requested. […]

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