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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), Vice Chair of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee, today joined in a hearing ‘Fighting Fraud Against the Elderly’ to talk to experts about how best to protect senior citizens and other residents from the growing rates of internet and ‘spoofing’ fraud - a practice where con artists disguise their phone numbers to make it appear that they’re calling from a government agency. Lance authored the ‘Anti-Spoofing Act’ to combat these crimes.
SOMERVILLE--- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today visited the Somerset County Sheriff’s office and picked up a key endorsement in his effort to outlaw “spoofing” - a practice where con artists disguise their phone numbers to make it appear that they’re calling from a government agency. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano is backing Lance’s bill after scammers cloned the phone number of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office and impersonated the sheriff's staff in an effort to steal residents’ personal information.
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) welcomed Helen Zhang of Belle Mead to the United States Capitol this week for the annual Congressional Art Competition showcase. Zhang, 15, was selected as the winner of the Seventh Congressional District contest for her oil painting, Remnant of an American Dream. She earned the chance to visit Washington, D.C. and see her work on display in the Capitol alongside the winning selections from across the country.
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Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) welcomed participants in the 2015 Congressional Art Contest to the Merck Campus in Kenilworth for a public display of their submissions. The display featured 71 original pieces of art, all created by high school students from New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District. A panel of judges selected Remnants of An American Dream, an oil painting by Helen Zhang of Belle Mead, as the winner. Helen will head to Washington in June to see her artwork displayed in the United States Capitol Building.