Ridgewood NJ Police Issue Warning About Parking Ticket Scam
The Ridgewood Police Department has warned local residents about a parking ticket scam.
According to authorities, someone is attempting to steal from Ridgewood residents by convincing them that they owe money for parking tickets. The scammers reportedly send an email that asks the recipient to click on a link and provide their credit card information to pay their traffic ticket. The email identifies the sender as the Ridgewood Police Department Parking Citation Revenue Unit.
There have been numerous reports of people in Ridgewood NJ falling victim to the fraud scheme.
Now Ridgewood law enforcement wants people in the borough to be cautious when receiving an email that asks them to provide personal information. Moreover, Ridgewood residents should be aware that authorities will never send a traffic summons via email.
Anyone who has information about the parking ticket scheme should contact detectives at 201-652-3900.
For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “North Jersey Police Warn of Parking Ticket Scam.”