An important part of the Anti-Fraud Toolkit are
"Real-Time Fraud Alerts" which will be posted on this website and also emailed to a network of government officials, senior center employees, social workers, caretakers, and others, who work with and have access to seniors and can post or distribute these alerts. The goal of these alerts is to communicate current frauds and scams directly to seniors and those that work closely with seniors, and ideally, the Division's goal is to have these fraud-alerts posted on bulletin boards and discussed in every senior center and assisted living bulletin board in New Jersey.
In turn, the
"Real-Time Fraud Alerts" will be informed by reports we receive from this very network about different scams and frauds that are targeting seniors, to ensure that the Division is able to communicate the most up-to-date information.
If you want to be added to this email network, please submit your information
|10/02/17||Beware of New Phone Scam Demanding Your Money; Do Not Fall for Scammers Posing as State Gaming Officials|
|08/24/17||Avoid Federal Reserve Routing Number Scams; Beware of Phony Social Security Government “Agents”|
|05/05/17||Beware of Facebook Marketplace Scams; Stay Away from That $75 Bed Bath & Beyond Coupon|
|03/17/17||Don’t Fall for Area Code Scam; IRS Warns of Tax Scams Making the Rounds|
|10/11/16||Beware of Fraudulent Immigration Enforcement Calls; Scammers Posing as JCP&L Utility Employees in Monmouth County; Don't Fall for "Virtual Kidnapping" Scam|
|09/15/16||Beware of Fraudsters Posing as Your Utility Company; IRS Scams Now Operate Year-Round, Not Just Tax Time; Division of Consumer Affairs Files Action Against Emergency Medical Response System Companies Targeting Seniors |
|07/13/16||New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Launches Online "Anti-Fraud Toolkit" Aimed at Empowering Senior Citizens to Fight Back Against Financial Exploitation|
|07/13/16||Beware of Phony Charities Soliciting Donations for Orlando Shooting Victims; Reports of Fraudulent Out-of-State Contractors in Ocean County; Reports of Possible Credit Card Data Breach at Wendy's Restaurants Nationally, Including New Jersey|