Criminal Justice News

Monday, July 02, 2012

Norfolk FBI’s Awareness Campaign Continues


The Norfolk FBI and its partners launched a five month campaign called Aware.Prepare.Prevent (A.P.P.) in May. The campaign, which will last until September, includes free seminars designed to educate the community on topics that focus on:

1.Cyber Security;
2.National Security;
3.Fraud; and
4.Parental Awareness.

The Cyber Security Seminar will include presentations on identity theft, safety and security travels, financially motivated crimes, and elicitation. The National Security Seminar will include presentations on counterterrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and civil liberties. The Fraud Seminar will include presentations on health care fraud, mortgage fraud, Internet scams, and computer and software safety. The Parental Awareness Seminar will include presentations on Innocent Images, sexting, cyber bullying, and gangs.

A Fraud Seminar will be presented on July 12, 2012 at Virginia Beach Police Training Center, 411 Integrity Way, Virginia Beach, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This Seminar will include presentations on health care fraud, mortgage fraud, Internet scams, and computer and software safety.

All seminars are free and open to the public. Community members are encouraged to attend and learn ways to protect themselves, their children, families, and businesses from existing threats.

For information about the A.P.P. Campaign please visit http://www.fbi.gov/norfolk/, call (757) 455-3161, or e-mail A.P.P.campaign@ic.fbi.gov.

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