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Consumer Alert: SCAM ALERT! – Telephone Solicitations For Various Police Organizations

There is a new scam alert going around some New Jersey towns… The Bernardsville Police Department on their Facebook page about various phone solicitations representing police related causes and organizations. Please be advised Police Departments will never solicit funds over the telephone. http://Bernardsville Police Department

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Consumer Alert: Don’t Abbreviation 2020 When Signing Documents

Be cautious when dating legal documents in the New Year. The East Millinocket Police Department in Maine posted on their Facebook page about concerns when it comes to abbreviating 2020. If you sign a document and only put 20 as the year, someone could modify it to include a different year. https://fox8.com/2020/01/02/consumer-alert-dont-abbreviate-2020-when-signing-documents/

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Consumer Tip: Is there such a thing as too much Eggnog

According to the US Department of Agriculture, Americans will consume 60 million quarters of eggnog this holiday season. Amy Keatings, R.D., a CR nutritionist says that this indulgence should be had in moderation. The recommendation is to be aware of serving size and ingredients especially the raw eggs. James E. Rodgers, Ph.D, director of food […]

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Consumer Alert: Charity Scams – Holidays 2019

Be on the look out this holiday season for charity scammers. According to “Network for Good,” 30% of giving to nonprofits is done from Giving Tuesday (Tuesday following Thanksgiving) through New Year’s Eve. Scammers are looking to exploit your charitable giving this time of year with fake charities, websites or aggressive telemarketers. https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2019/holiday.html?intcmp=AE-FRDSC-MOR-R2-POS3

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