Macomb County Sheriff offers Senior Citizen Computer Safety Presentation

ROMEO, MI – The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office, Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham along with Judge Denis LeDuc and Magistrate Jennifer Andary of the 42-1 Romeo District Court, will be hosting a computer safety presentation for senior citizens on Wednesday, 2/27/19 at the Romeo District Court.Internet Safety Seniors

The presentation will be given by the Macomb Area Computer Enforcement Unit (MACE) and will cover internet safety topics including identity theft, fraud, and scams targeted at senior citizens. Attendees will receive education on what these crimes entail and how to prevent themselves becoming a victim.

“As society becomes more technologically advanced, cybercrimes continue to victimize all of us, specially our senior citizens. Many seniors feel vulnerable when it comes to technology and do not know how to protect themselves when using the internet. We are happy to partner with Judge LeDuc, Magistrate Andary and the Romeo court to educate our seniors so that they feel confident when using the internet.” – Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham

“Our court has seen firsthand how our seniors are at greater risk of falling prey to internet, phone, and mail scams. The best way to combat this risk, is to educate our loved ones who are specifically targeted in these types of crimes. This presentation will provide necessary information to help our seniors better protect themselves from these types of predators” Magistrate Jennifer Andary This presentation will be held at the 42-1 Romeo District Court located at 14713 33 Mile, Romeo, MI 48065 on 2/27/19 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. This presentation is free and available to Macomb County Senior Citizens age 50 and older. Seating is limited so please make sure you register today by calling 586-307-8916. Do not let this opportunity pass you by.

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