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5 tips to protect you from Orlando charity scammers

scamTRENTON — With sympathy running high for victims of the Orlando night club massacre and their families, acting Attorney General Robert Lougy warned the public to investigate before making charitable donations. Tragedies often bring out scam artists who may use high-pressure tactics or mislead by claiming to create a fund with a similar-sounding name of reputable‚Ķ

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “5 tips to protect you from Orlando charity scammers”

  1. Tom Stokes said at 12:50 pm on June 18th, 2016:

    here’s another tip – avoid scamming robo calls by using the following – note – works only on digital landlines like FIOS.

    nomorobo.com

    Signing on to your Verizon FIOS account enables you to start this service.

    We had been getting several calls a day, especially from nuisance solar and electrical supply companies and after this FREE service, the calls have ended (you may get one (1) ring, but it is immediately switched to a different line (not yours).

    They use a large database of known spammers to divert those calls.

    It does not affect emergency notifications.

    These robocalls you get illegally ignore the Do Not Call lists and frasnkly, should be put out of business.

  2. Tom Stokes said at 12:50 pm on June 18th, 2016:

    here’s another tip – avoid scamming robo calls by using the following – note – works only on digital landlines like FIOS.

    nomorobo.com

    Signing on to your Verizon FIOS account enables you to start this service.

    We had been getting several calls a day, especially from nuisance solar and electrical supply companies and after this FREE service, the calls have ended (you may get one (1) ring, but it is immediately switched to a different line (not yours).

    They use a large database of known spammers to divert those calls.

    It does not affect emergency notifications.

    These robocalls you get illegally ignore the Do Not Call lists and frankly, should be put out of business.