Fraud & Scam Prevention Resources

 The South Brunswick Police Department, along with many other law enforcement agencies across the state and country, has been receiving numerous reports of both telephone and online scams. Some of the more common scams being reported are IRS scams, FBI scams, and overseas money scams. We have compiled several government websites that are very informative and valuable resources for you, our community, to help educate and assist you on the types of scams, as well as offering guidance on how to, and who to, report them to.

IRS Webpage: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/identity-protection

BBB Webpage: http://newjersey.bbb.org/article/beware-of-growing-irs-phone-scam-cautions--better-business-bureau-44404

FTC Webpage: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0076-telemarketing-scams

NCOA Webpage: http://www.ncoa.org/enhance-economic-security/economic-security-Initiative/savvy-saving-seniors/top-10-scams-targeting.html

FBI Webpage: http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud

FBI Webpage: http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2012/august/new-internet-scam