Couple in Jersey City says they were targeted by scam artists

A couple in Jersey City says that they were targeted by scam artists. They couple says that two men posing as utility workers came to

JERSEY CITY - A couple in Jersey City says that they were targeted by scam artists. They couple says that two men posing as utility workers came to the door but turned out to be thieves.

The couple, Anthony Manziano and Josephine Nawrocki, who are both in their 80s say that the thieves made off with thousands of dollars in cash and jewels.

Both are telling their story to let people know thieves are out there, posing as utility workers. Authorities have stressed you should always check for ID, and call the utility company if you're not sure work is going on in your area.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Video: Preparing White House for new president 'organized 1 Video: Preparing White House for new president 'organized chaos'
Two men tried to rob Jose Camilo's liquor 2 Liquor store owner fights back when store is robbed
More than 4,000 people are expected to gather 3 Women's March protest rally to be held in Asbury Park
More than 600 Sister Marches are taking place 4 Women march in solidarity in Trenton
Workers help build a deck for Boonton resident 5 Nonprofit group builds deck for disabled veteran

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE