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Consumer Tip: Netflix Phishing

Phishing is when someone uses fake emails or texts to get you to share valuable personal information – like account numbers, Social Security numbers, or your login IDs and passwords. Scammers use your information to steal your money, your identity, or both. They also use phishing emails to get access to your computer or network. […]

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Safety Tip: Ride Sharing Apps

Here are a few important safety tips provide the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office for when using a ride-sharing app/service: Request your ride inside – avoid spending unnecessary time outside alone with your phone in hand. Instead, wait indoors until your ride has arrived.Be a backseat rider – if you are riding alone, sit in the […]

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Corrado, Rooney & DePhillips welcome $4 million in state transportation money

TRENTON, N.J. – Senator Kristin M. Corrado and Assemblymen Kevin J. Rooney and Christopher P. DePhillips today received news from the state Transportation Department that municipalities in the 40th Legislative District will receive more than $4.3 million for road work and improvements.  “New Jersey’s dense population, combined with our harsh winter weather requires continuous upkeep of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Two Rooney bills countering opioid crisis pass state Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. – On a day when legislation legalizing marijuana dominated the news cycle even without a vote, two bills advanced combatting the public health crisis of opioid misuse and related overdoses. A bill (A3292) mandating warning stickers on bottles of prescribed opioids was approved by Senate Monday. It cleared the Assembly last March, and moves […]

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Rooney Resolution Marks 100 Years of Women’s Voting Rights

TRENTON, N.J. – The 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote in America was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney introduced a resolution this week commemorating the 100th anniversary and authorizing the secretary of state to implement programs to encourage women to exercise their right. “Change did not come easy,” said Rooney (R-Bergen). […]

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TIP: Protect yourself against Medicare scams

Still getting calls from people claiming to be from Medicare, asking for money or personal information? Here are a few important tips from the Federal Trade Commission: Hang up. If someone calls claiming to be from Medicare, asking for your Social Security number or bank information to get your new card or new benefits, that’s a […]

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