The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Seminar on Jan. 23 at Twin Lakes Park in Sarasota.


As part of the agency’s continued commitment to public education, its Crime Prevention Unit will host a two-hour program from 1 to 3 p.m. to help senior citizens protect themselves from common types of fraud. With representatives from the IRS, Regions Bank and the State Attorney’s Office, topics of discussion will include how to protect bank accounts, identify different types of fraud and avoid tax return scams.


Twin Lakes Park is at 6700 Clark Road. The seminar is free and limited to 80 registrants. Attendees must RSVP by contacting Deputy Cathy Duff at Cathy.Duff@Sarasotasheriff.org or 941-861-4084. Light refreshments will be provided.


– Submitted by Kaitlyn R. Perez


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