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Senior Citizens and Fraud

Fraud Target: Senior Citizens Senior Citizens especially should be aware of fraud schemes for the following reasons: Senior citizens are most likely to have a “nest egg,” to own their home, and/or to have excellent credit—all of which make them attractive to con artists. People who grew up in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s were […]

Identity Theft

Identity Theft – Introduction Criminals don’t always need sawed-off shotguns and ski masks to make a big haul — your social security number, or a pre-approved credit card application from your trash, could be all they need.  Identity theft is the nation’s fastest growing crime according to FBI statistics and identity theft/fraud is the fastest-growing category […]

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, May 25th Event

Childhood is full of rewards and potential risks. As babies become toddlers, they are more prone to bumps, bruises, falls, and distractions. As children grow into teenagers, they become increasingly independent and are more apt to explore, live life, and socialize with less family supervision. Fortunately, the potential risks children face throughout their lives can be lessened […]

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®

Established in 1984, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® is the leading nonprofit organization in the U.S. working with law enforcement, families and the professionals who serve them on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children. As part of its Congressional authorization, NCMEC has created a unique public and private partnership to build […]

Secret Storage Spaces

Secret Storage Spaces Everyone is in need of some type of secret storage space for important documents and other valuables that are kept in the home. Finding the right spot depends on each home or the furnishings that are available. There are several ways to build secret storage spaces. Some can be added to existing […]