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Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Letter promising to share a fortune is a scam, prosecutor says

A variation on an old scam is making an appearance in New Jersey.

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(Credit: Linden Police Department)
(Credit: Linden Police Department)
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Scam alert: Caller cons NJ grandmother out of $1,500, police say

Linden police are warning residents not to fall prey to common phone scams in which callers demand money.

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Laurent davoust - ThinkStock
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New Scam Targets Your New High Tech Credit Card

Every time a new technology comes out, a new scam seems to pop up to take advantage. And warnings are coming out that scammers are targeting American consumers who are unfamiliar with the new credit card chip technology that a lot of us are starting to see.

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Your Privacy May Be Exposed With A Recent Facebook Trend

Have you seen the recent Facebook "quiz", where you can create a word cloud of your most used words of the year? Fun, right? There's one big problem, though, it's a privacy nightmare.

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The website for Expedia Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide Inc. are seen next to each other (Photo Illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
The website for Expedia Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide Inc. are seen next to each other (Photo Illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Booking a hotel? Beware of these scams

You'd better double-check your recent online hotel reservation to make sure that you're getting exactly what you've signed up for.

A new study conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association shows that 6 percent of consumers who booked hotels online were duped by a bogus third-party online travel agency. Th...

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Ti_ser - ThinkStock
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Warning – Credit Card Scam Making The Rounds In NJ

We have a warning for you as an old scam is making new rounds in South Jersey lately.

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Telephone (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
Telephone (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
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Phone Scammers Increasing Pressure, Ocean County Prosecutor Warns

Phone scammers masquerading as law enforcement representatives enter their busiest time of the year, and Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato is advising you not to fall for it.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Fake Roadblock Terrifies NJ Drivers [Video]

Imagine this situation - you're on a major NJ highway on your way home after a long, busy day of work. You come upon orange cones blocking the road, an unmarked car on the side of the highway, and a man standing by the hastily set up roadblock. The driver who captured this video did absolutely the right thing - he drove away and called 911, but it could have ended much worse. Watch the actual incident and a news report on it below:

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Fake Apple Email
Fake Apple Email
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Beware of Fake Apple ID Emails Going Around

With the explosive popularity of the new iPhone 6 line and Apple's iOS 8, the digital landscape is ripe for scammers to prey on unsuspecting customers.

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Photo by J. Laszlo
Photo by J. Laszlo
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Beware of Potentially Fraudulent EZ Pass Violations

Most of us in Ocean County commute by toll road almost every single day. While we usually don't think twice about it, when a friend of mine got a letter in the mail accusing him of a toll violation, he immediately questioned the letter. And it's a good thing too, because it looks like it may be fishy.

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