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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S SEPTEMBER 2023 SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: BEING NEIGHBORLY

Since the advent of the internet, many of us tend to spend significant time shopping, entertaining ourselves and socializing online. Groceries and necessities are delivered to our front door, communication is done via text or email and many of us are simply spending more time indoors. The effects of these technologies have resulted in a…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S AUGUST 2023 FRAUD ALERT: DISASTER RELIEF SCAMS

The video and still photographs depicting loss of life and property, from natural disasters around the globe, are devastating and heartbreaking…especially to those in Southwest Florida who recently experienced the decimation brought on by Hurricane Ian. While an immeasurable number of volunteers and relief agencies tirelessly and selflessly work to help those in need, catastrophe…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S AUGUST 2023 SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: RIGHT-ON-RED, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Roughly 50 years ago, states began permitting a right turn, following a complete stop, at a red light. The decision was made, partly, as an effort to save fuel during a period where the United States was experiencing significant fuel shortages in the 1970s. Whether or not this practice actually saves fuel remains unknown. What…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JULY 2023 FRAUD ALERT: WARNING SIGNS OF IDENTITY THEFT

The crime of identity theft has continued to grow and expand along with the development of newer technologies and consumer economic conveniences. While the concept of identity theft has become somewhat commonplace, it is critical that individuals make their best efforts to protect their identity and to be observant for warning signs. Most know to…
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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S JULY 2023 SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: THE REALITIES OF DISTRACTED DRIVING

It’s difficult to believe that there was a time that we couldn’t communicate instantly, obtain immediate information, text and call from our vehicles. We have all, to varying degrees, become dependent upon our smart devices and cell phones. Much like other addictions, we compulsively reach for our cell phones and struggle when we are unable…
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