It's Happened Again: Police In New Jersey Warn Of Hostage-Taking ScamPolice said these phone scams are a growing problem, so what can you do to protect yourself? One piece of advice, police said, is if you get a phone call from an area code and phone number you don't recognize, don't answer the phone.

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