If they can fake a call from my own number what other descriptions can they use to get me to answer my phone? Maybe it comes up as a local, state or federal agency. The elderly are prime targets for this type of scam, but even younger adults fall for a variety of scams.
What is it that makes us pull out that phone as soon as we hear it ring or feel it vibrate though we may be putting ourselves at risk?
Imagine walking down the street with 5 twenty dollar bills fanned out in your hands and you are looking at the money and not paying any attention to what is going on around you. That is what you look like to a predator when you are have your head down texting. They may only grab your phone and run, or they may hit you first before taking your phone.
You will learn how to identify and avoid potentially dangerous people, places and situations at work, school, home and on the streets.
I was recently asked by Science of Skill to respond to the question below. *Q: “My wife commutes nearly one hour to and from work, and she works in the city where I am afraid something might happen. Do you advise women to carry mace? What other women’s self defense advice do you have?” My […]
In order to avoid potentially dangerous people you need to know what to look for. What types of behaviors should you be looking for when walking down the street? This edited list of Pre-Attack Indicators comes courtesy of: Protective Concepts. Suspicious Signs — Recognizing Pre-Attack Indicators Signaling between people – in particular people who otherwise appear […]
A young woman, living near DePaul University, heard a knock at the door to her apartment. When she went to answer it she found herself staring at a man wearing a ski mask and displaying a handgun.
Over 140 million people will be shopping for bargains this Black Friday. Sprinkled in among those millions of bargain hunters will be thousands of criminals looking to pick up a few gifts at your expense. These criminals will come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. They will consist of thieves, strong-arm robbers, pickpockets, and purse-snatchers […]
How did Hayes manage to steal 10 cell phones without anyone catching her in the act?
What can you do to avoid becoming a victim of ATM skimming?