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Avoid Becoming a Holiday Crime Victim

The holiday season is one of the busiest traveling and shopping times of the year. In the midst of all the activities — and distractions — it is easy to let your guard down and overlook signs of danger. Consider some of the most popular tips on holiday crime prevention:

  • Don’t overload your arms with packages and bags. This can easily make you vulnerable to criminals, as you are unable to defend yourself.
  • Have your key ready when approaching your vehicle and home.
  • If a charity or fundraiser refuses to provided detailed information about its mission, identity, costs, and how the donation will be used, it is most likely a scam.

There are many holiday tips that may save you from being a victim of holiday crime.

For more information, look at these holiday crime prevention tips.

Jennie RiveraEducation, University LifeNovember 30, 20180 comments

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