Fair Lawn police warn of uptick in phone scams

Police say to contact the customer service number on your phone bill if you are called by a scammer.

News 12 Staff

Apr 2, 2024, 4:40 PM

Updated 18 days ago


Phone scammers are coming up with new tactics, according to Fair Lawn police.
They say scammers are calling their victims under fake names such as “Verizon” and “PSE&G” on caller ID and requesting money through Venmo or Zelle.
Police are warning that major companies will never request payment of one of those apps.

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