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Norfolk FBI Launches Aware.Prepare.Prevent Campaign

FBI Norfolk May 03, 2012
  • Media Coordinator Vanessa Torres (757) 455-0100

The Norfolk FBI and its partners will launch a five-month campaign called Aware. Prepare. Prevent (A.P.P.) from May 2012 to September 2012.

A.P.P. is designed to educate the community on a variety of topics included in four seminars that focus on:

1. Cyber security;
2. Nationals 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.

The first campaign seminar on parental awareness will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Paul D. Camp Community College, 100 N. College Dr., Franklin, Virginia.

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 and future seminar datesm please visit http://www.fbi.gov/norfolk, call (757) 455-3161, or e-mail A.P.P.campaign@ic.fbi.gov.