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“Family Member Has Been Injured” Texts from Valley Health System are a Scam

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Valley Health System has been advised that individuals in the community have received texts that appear to be from Valley. These texts state a family member has been injured and the individual should come to The Valley Hospital. These texts are a scam and are not being sent by Valley.

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Glen Rock Resident Falls Prey to Amazon “Security Breach” Text Scam

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock on Monday November 29th at  1:29 PM , a Glen Rock resident reported that after making an Amazon purchase, they received a text from what was believed to be Amazon concerning a purchase in the amount of $1,490.97 which the resident did not make.  A number was provided to dispute the charge which they called.

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Beware of New Text Scam Related to Stimulus Payments

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to CPA James Brown, The IRS has warned taxpayers of a clever scheme by internet scammers to dupe tax-payers into revealing their bank account information under the guise of receiving the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment (EIP) that Congress authorized last Spring.

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