Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Sure there’s the family gatherings, decadent food and holiday cheer, but did you know it’s also an opportune time for criminals? The holidays are a busy season for people and unfortunately the perfect time for criminals to strike while consumers are sidetracked with shopping. During the holiday season there is an increase in burglaries, misdemeanor assaults, thefts and criminal mischief. The current status of our economy also likely plays a role in the higher level of crimes occurring during the holidays as less ethical choices are being made. Throughout the season, we’ll provide you with advice for preventing holiday crime. As Black Friday is upon us, let’s take a look at some shopping safety tips: [Read more…]