With scams and fraud on the rise, Detective James Calaski of the will be presenting a workshop to help residents protect themselves and loved ones from thieves.
Glen Rock residents have been targeted in recent months, particularly with the fraudulent "grandparent" scheme. Just weeks ago, a involved in a car accident. The money was wired to Nicaragua, likely never to be recouped.
Topics of the Oct. 17 seminar at Borough Hall include senior citizen scams, "grandparent" scams, online fraud/phishing, Craigslist scams, lottery/Nigerian fraud, chimney/home improvement scams, and many more.
Calaski, who also is a member of the Bergen County Proseuctor's Office Computer Crimes Task Force, will speak for about an hour. A question-and-answer session will follow. Civic and senior citizen groups are welcome.
The presentation will be held in the Council Chambers/Courtroom of Borough Hall between 7 and 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. RSVP by contacting police.
A flyer with more information is attached.