Fraudsters are apparently targeting Bergen County residents with a jury duty phone scam. Calls have been made on pre-paid cell phones with ‘201’ area codes, the Bergen County Sheriff’s office said.
Police in Stamford are warning residents about recent phone scams. Susan Grant at the Consumer Federation of America said it’s a frequent scam and any demand for money by unusual means is a dead giveaway.
Could you or a family member fall victim to the latest, bank account draining, scam? CBS 2 recently learned that thieves have been coercing local residents into believing that their health is in danger and ripping them off in the process.
Police said if you get such a call, you should independently verify the relative’s whereabouts and shouldn’t give out personal information over the phone.