Police Offer Free Webinar On Preventing Senior Scams

  BRICK – Two township police officers will host a webinar to help residents learn how to protect themselves from the latest senior scams.

  Sgt. Jim Kelly and Officer Brenden Barnes will host the free educational webinar that will run from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 18. To register call 732-523-5568 or visit TheArtisWay.com/BrickEvents. Register by Aug. 17.

  Each year, seniors lose billions of dollars of their hard-earned money to a variety of fraud schemes. Criminals often combine sophisticated technology and common tricks to get individuals to send money or give out personal information.

  The webinar that the officers will conduct will include a question and answer period and will feature topics including scams targeting seniors, tips to avoid becoming a victim and local resources available.