How to avoid becoming a fraud victim 

How to avoid becoming a fraud victim 

The Jersey Hills section of the National Council of Jewish Women hosts “Scams, Frauds, and Staying Alert,” a program provided by Bergen & Passaic County Division of Consumer Affairs. It is set for Thursday, September 8, at 7 p.m., at Temple Beth Sholom in Fair Lawn. Masks are required.

Participants will learn how to recognize scams, how to protect themselves, what their rights are, and what to do if there’s a problem. Denis Niland and Brian Downing, both Bergen County Consumer Affairs investigators, will lead the program. They both have experience with cases at the County Consumer Affairs Office and the office of the New Jersey Attorney General. They will provide the hard facts about deception, swindles, fraud, deceit, and hoaxes.

The public is welcome to attend. For more information, email the program chairman at

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