BUSINESS REPORT

As part of National Scam Awareness Week, PSE&G offers tips to customers

BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent |

Being a victim of a scam can be upsetting and costly. And the number of victims in New Jersey alone is staggering.

PSE&G is warning customers to be on the alert for fraud. There are scammers who call people demanding immediate payment for a bill. Fraudsters will even show up at a customer’s door. But PSE&G says there are several ways to protect yourself.

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez is also focused on fraud. He’s unveiled legislation designed to give small businesses better protection from cybercrime.
His bill would give businesses more time to report fraudulent bank transaction, so they’re not liable for costs.

Samsung Electronics will keep its U.S. headquarters in Ridgefield Park. The company signed a lease that will keep 1,000 workers in Bergen County.