PLAINFIELD, NJ – Plainfield Police Department has issued a warning to all local residents to be aware of potential scams in connection with the Coronavirus crisis.

Residents received a robocall today indicating that individuals posing as government agency representatives, specifically the Red Cross or the CDC, were going door o door offering to provide testing for COVID-19 virus.

Residents are asked to notify the Police Department if they are approached.

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Other towns have reported similar recent scams as well. is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @PlainfieldTAP, and on Instagram @tapintoplainfield for all of your Plainfield local news.

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