LINDEN, NJ – Morning Star Community Christian Center held its “first ever” Scam, Fraud and 2020 Census Information Session.

Morning Star Community Relations Ministry invited a panel of experts “who know a thing or two…because they’ve seen a thing or two!”   The panelists consisted of:

  • John Breyault, VP National Consumers League, Washington DC who recently appeared on The Dr. Oz show speaking about the wide range of scam and fraud activity. 
  • Christie Zampella, Vice President, Business Solutions/Security Manager, Northfield Bank.
  • Lorraine Brooks-Brody, Roselle Census Committee Liaison and President of the Urban League of Union County Guild and board member.

The informational session was conducted in a Q&A format.  Church and community members were encouraged to ask questions and hear directly from the panelist.  The panelist provided information and tools on how to handle money scam/fraud activity, banking scams, robo-calls, free gifts, Internet and social media fraud/cyber criminals, IRS scams, Social Security scams, catfish scams, 2020 Census dis-information and much more!   “What a powerful and informative event,” remarked Mayor Derek Armstead of Linden, and Mayor Christine Dansereau of Roselle!

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“We work hard for our MONEY,” said Dr. Therman Evans, Senior Pastor of Morning Star Community Christian Center.“We need to stay informed and get smart to protect it.”  

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