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.
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 […]
Would you have had a clue how to handle a situation like the one James Vernon faced last Tuesday October 13th, when a knife wielding attacker blocked the only door to the library room holding sixteen children and a handful of mothers and chess teacher James Vernon. He was volunteering his time as a chess […]
The 69-year-old Frankfort Square woman had just pulled into the driveway of her home and was sitting in her car when a man approached her and pointed a handgun at her and ordered her to accompany him.
How can we safely respond to a cry for help?
What follows is a great example of what to do when faced with this type of life threatening situation.
It would have been bad enough for three young men to rob a senior citizen by threatening him with violence, but Mr. Cross was never even given a chance to offer up his money and wallet to avoid being hurt.