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Southern Pines Police Department Announces Scam Presentations Offered to the Community

SOUTHERN PINES, NC - Victim of a phone, computer, mail, or email Scam? Frauds, commonly referred to as Scams, have been on the rise for several years. Numerous types of Fraud impact over 1 million U.S. citizens per year. Sadly, people over the age of 50 are victimized more frequently and at a greater financial toll than any other age group. Recognizing the opportunity for community education and prevention strategies, the Southern Pines Police Department will be hosting Scam Prevention presentations at local assisted living communities. Additionally, the Southern Pines Police Department will offer three different public sessions open to the community. The goal of these presentations is to teach you how to recognize a potential Scam before falling victim to one. Presentations should last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours which includes a Question & Answer segment.

Public sessions will be presented at the Southern Pines Police Department in the C. Michael Haney Community Room. Seating will be limited to 25 attendees per session. Citizens interested in attending one of our sessions can contact our Community Services Coordinator Bill List at (910) 692-2732 X 2826 or blist@southernpines.net to reserve a seat. The dates and times of each session are listed below. We hope you will join us for an opportunity to learn about different types of Scams and prevention strategies.

July 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM
August 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM
August 10, 2021 at 6:00 PM