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BANK FORECLOSURE SCAM

The Office of the Ocean County Prosecutor and officials of the Provident Bank are warning New Jersey residents of an alleged scam being perpetrated by Foreclosure Fraud Prevention, 1 Bridge Plaza, Fort Lee, NJ.

Recently Provident Bank received information from a Brick, New Jersey resident who received the attached “Foreclosure Final Notice Letter”. Bank officials quickly advised the resident that the notice was false and that Provident bank had no relationship with the sender. The bank’s research found the telephone numbers shown do not appear to be registered to the sender of the notice and when placing a call to the numbers shown, the call goes directly to voicemail.

Officials from the Provident Bank sent notice of the alleged fraud activity to the Office of the Ocean County Prosecutor and the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance in order to prevent unsuspecting homeowners from possible financial harm and false conveyance of their property.

Protect yourself and never accept anything as true without doing your homework. Anyone in the Ocean County area who has received the attached notice should contact the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027 or Provident Bank officials at 732-590-9200.

Provident scam warning

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