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News Release

Monday, February 9, 2009

Media Relations

Avoid Becoming a Victim of, Fraud, Identity Theft, Distraction Burglaries and Lottery Scams

WHAT:   
A free and informative seminar to educate the public on how to avoid becoming a victim of unscrupulous criminals.

WHEN:   
Thursday, February 12, 2009
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:   
Crenshaw Christian Center
7901 South Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90044

WHO:       
Detective Victoria Lim, 77th Street Area Community Police Station
Detective Erin Camphouse, LAPD Real Estate Unit
Chayo Reyes, Proprietor
Jarrett Arrington, USPS Postal Inspector

WHY:   
To inform the community of ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from becoming victims of elder abuse and crimes which target the most vulnerable members of society.  Topics of discussion include:
  • Nigerian, lottery, contest Scams
  • Mail and internet fraud
  • Real estate fraud/identity theft
  • Distraction Burglary
For additional information, please contact Detective Victoria Lim, 77th Street Area Community Police Station at 213-485-4156, or Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.


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