FALLS – The State Division of Consumer
Affairs on Tuesday, February 22, will hold
a two-hour presentation on fraud awareness
and protection for senior citizens at the
Little Falls Civic Center. Area senior citizens
are invited to attend.
State Division of Consumer Affairs developed
“FedUp: The Senior Fraud Education
and Protection Program” to empower
senior citizens and help them protect themselves
against scams including home improvement
fraud, telemarketing and mail fraud, and
investment fraud. The first 100 seniors
who participate will receive booklets with
important information on how to detect and
avoid these and other scams.
helps seniors empower themselves against
those who seek to victimize them, devalue
their standard of living, and swindle them
out of hard-earned money. The Division of
Consumer Affairs is here to help seniors
fight back. With basic awareness, detailed
information, and easy-to-follow tips, we
are helping New Jersey’s seniors become
smart, self-protected consumers,”
Thomas R. Calcagni, Acting Director of the
State Division of Consumer Affairs, said.
speakers at the February 22 FedUp seminar
will include Acting Director Calcagni; Little
Falls Mayor Michael DeFrancisci; Margaret
“Peggy” Anastos of the State
Division of Consumer Affairs; Little Falls
Chief of Police John Dmuchowski; and Little
Falls Police Sergeant James A. Minnella.
The event will include a 25-minute video
presentation and extensive time for seniors
in the audience to ask questions and discuss
what they learned.
10 am – 12 pm Tuesday, February
Little Falls Civic Center, 19 Warren Street,
Little Falls, NJ 07424
“FedUp: Senior Fraud Education and
Protection Program” presentation
by the State Division of Consumer Affairs
MORE INFORMATION: Members of the public
may call the Township of Little Falls
Municipal Building at 973-256-0170.