Vernon Safe Communities Unit’s scam seminar nears

There remains room for Thursday’s Safe Communities Unit’s free seminar about not becoming a victim of a fraud or a scam

Interest is high, but there remains room for Thursday’s  Safe Communities Unit’s free seminar about not becoming a victim of a fraud or a scam.

The unit will host the event at the Schubert Centre from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Topics will include telemarketing, door-to-door sales, the Nigerian letter scam, power saving scams, banking scams, the grandparent scam and funds for prize scams and more.

Guest speakers will include Kevin Rothwell of the Better Business Bureau, Const. Kim Jones of the RCMP Southeast District’s economic crime section, and Const. Jonathen Klassen of the Vernon RCMP.

Register at the community policing office, 101-3334-30th Ave. or call 250-550-7840.