Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office

MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has been notified that the ACPO’s office phone number is being used in a spoof scam with a called requesting money, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced Thursday.

Multiple members of the public have called the ACPO and reported that they have received a call from the ACPO’s phone number — 609-909-7800 – and the caller requested money and stated that a family member is in jail and needs bail money.

The public is advised that the ACPO’s phone number is not being used by this agency in connection to solicitations for money to pay for a family member’s bail. Also, money bail is no longer required for release as a result of the constitutional change authorizing criminal justice reform.

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.