Insurance Company Cautions: Don’t Let A Status Update Ruin The Holidays

BRIDGEWATER – Smartphones, digital cameras, and the increase in social media sites all make it easier to share information with “friends” and “followers.” During the holiday season, Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company warns consumers that growing comfort with and trust in social media may increase the risk of theft due to information shared.

Elizabeth Officer Indicted For Allegedly Extorting Undocumented Immigrants

ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth police officer, who is currently suspended without pay, was indicted Friday on 58 counts stemming from an investigation that revealed he was allegedly shaking down undocumented immigrants for money, saying he would not turn them into authorities in exchange for payment, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.