Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Modern Slavery Hidden in Plain Sight

Overview With the widespread lack of awareness and understanding of slavery and human trafficking, more men, women and children are being exploited, bringing in an alarming revenue of billions of dollars for traffickers. There are 40.1 million victims of human trafficking globally with hundreds of thousands of victims right here in the United States. To … Continue reading Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Modern Slavery Hidden in Plain Sight

January is Stalking Awareness Month: Awareness and Prevention

Overview Stalking is directed at a specific person that would cause reasonable fear. Unlike other crimes that involve a single incident, stalking is a pattern of behaviors. This crime is made up of several escalated acts intended to cause the victim to be on edge. Since stalking can happen to anyone, including you, it is … Continue reading January is Stalking Awareness Month: Awareness and Prevention

Holiday Scams: The Top Scams and how to Avoid Them

The season of giving and gifting is here and we are all excited to make that perfect purchase for someone in our lives. In 2018, there were over 65,000 victims reported in the United States totally $184 million in losses. These days, scammers are very clever with their tricks. Holiday crooks can spoil your celebrations … Continue reading Holiday Scams: The Top Scams and how to Avoid Them

Avoiding Scammers this Tax Season: Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Overview Tax season is approaching and is the time of year when individual taxpayers prepare financial statements and reports from the previous year and submit their tax returns. In the United States, individuals must file a tax return by April 15 giving the IRS all reportable earnings. However, this is also the time of year … Continue reading Avoiding Scammers this Tax Season: Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

December 10, 2019 is International Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is an annual reserved date to recognize and remind the world of the inalienable rights that everyone is inherently entitled to regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on December 10. … Continue reading December 10, 2019 is International Human Rights Day