Scams

Most of these scams have been around awhile, however they are recirculated or modified with a new theme.  They are all meant for one purpos, parting you from your money.  ScamLetters.com is a good informational site regarding scams. The Consumer Fraud Reporting site has a host of scams posted as well as other resources.http://www.consumerfraudreporting.org
Articles on protecting your identity, security precautions, and what to do if you are victimized. Both articles are PDF files and take a little time to load on slower computers.  They are worth the wait. 
Article 1  http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/brief/idtheft.pdf, Article 2 http://www.state.nj.us/lp
The FBI also has a page dedicated to E-Scams and Warnings.  http://www.fbi.gov/cyberinvest/escams.htm

Tuckerton NJ Police Postings of Scams to be aware of:

INMATE CALLING SCAM

13 January 2017
If you have received phone call with a muffled recording asking you to press 1 to accept a collect call from a jail, you are probably the victim of a prison inmate phone scam.

THE HIT MAN SCAM

13 January 2017
Email scam is being perpetrated where an email is received demanding a sum of money or the person receiving the email or a member of their family will be killed if the money is not sent.

VARIATION OF THE LOTTERY SCAM

13 January 2017
We are pleased to inform you of the release of 30th November. 2007 of the result of the sweepstake WORLD INTERNET LOTTERY Int. promotion programs.

UK LOTTERY SCAM

13 January 2017
We happily announce to you the draw (#0147) of the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY,online Sweepstakes International program held on Saturday 23rd Febuary 2008.

POT of GOLD SCAM

13 January 2017
MY NAME IS MILUMBE COPELAND UNDERGOING MEDICAL TREATMENT IN SOUTH RAND HOSPITAL SOUTH

POT of GOLD SCAM EMPATHY & FAITH

13 January 2017
I am Mrs. Maria Levett, the wife of Mr.David Levett, we both citizens of the United Kingdom. My husband worked with the Chevron/Texaco in Russia for twenty years before he died in the year 2003 on one of his offshore duties.

PAYMENT AGENT SCAM

13 January 2017
A company, Zhejiang Menglei Import and Export Co., LTD based in China with affiliates in United Kingdom and Turkey , needs representatives in Europe and America to represent its interests with some companies that export Automobile products from Japan to these continents.

Better Business Bureau Scam

13 January 2017
This is a new twist on an old phishing scam. Now the Better Business Bureau and small business owners is the target. "It says dear business owner you have received a complaint in regards to your business services," said Audrey Cupo of Jamison, Pennsylvania.

Call Forwarding Scam

13 January 2017
The best way to avoid falling victim to this scam is the obvious one: never activate your call forwarding feature at the request of someone you don't know. Only forward your calls when you want them to go somewhere else.

I.R.S. Survey Scam

13 January 2017
An email hitting in-boxes all across the country claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service and offers cash for participating in a survey, but it is a scam.

SCAM Email Inheritance Scam

13 January 2017
They may also send legitimate looking court papers telling you that you need to send them the inheritance tax before they can send you the inheritance money.

Scam Credit Card Scam

13 January 2017
The scam works like this: Person calling says, "This is (name), and I'm calling from the Security and Fraud Department at VISA. My Badge number is 12460. Your card has been flagged for an unusual purchase pattern, and I'm calling to verify.

SCAM Jury Duty Scam

13 January 2017
In this con, someone calls pretending to be a court official who threateningly says a warrant has been issued for your arrest because you didn't show up for jury duty. The caller claims to be a jury coordinator.

SCAM United Nations World Bank

13 January 2017
UNITED NATIONS (WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAMME) DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS. 870 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA 20-A NEW YORK NY 10017

SCAM Contact my secretary

13 January 2017
I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting those funds transferred under the cooperation of a new partner from paraguay. Presently i'm in Paraguay for investment projects with my own share of the total sum. meanwhile,i didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in

Scam NOTIFICATION FOR CASH AID

13 January 2017
This is to notify you that you have been chosen by the Board of Trustees of the above international charity organization branched in the Netherlands as one of the final recipients of a Cash Grant/Donation for your own personal, education and/or business development.
 
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