Safety & Security

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Beware of scammers targeting donations to Breast Cancer Awareness Month charities

More than 276,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed this year. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many of us want to...

Scammer poses as law enforcement, tries to have woman wire $3,000

A woman in Southwest Florida says a man tried to scare her into wiring $3,000 to him. On Tiffany Barnes' way home from work Tuesday,...

Security agencies: Voters must be vigilant toward fraudulent election resources

Early voting in Southwest Florida starts Oct. 19 for every county except Glades County. As voters get ready to step foot in a polling...

Cape Coral Charter Schools seeks to upgrade bus fleet with HD cameras

Cape Coral Charter Schools upgraded six buses with new camera technology over the summer with the hope of equipping the entire fleet in the...

Protect yourself against porch pirates this Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is expected to set records again this year. Selling more packages means more packages sitting on doorsteps, which is exactly what...

Disrupting illegal militia activity top priority for FBI

Thirteen people were charged with separate plots to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently. There were two plots by different groups. One of those...
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Amazon Prime Day is approaching but watch out for fake websites

Amazon Prime Day is coming up on Oct. 13 and 14, but beware, hackers have been working extra hard to mimic the company, sometimes,...
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The big coverup! Teens speaking in code

Studies show 46 percent of sexually active high schoolers didn’t use a condom the last time they had sex. And almost half of twelfth...

Fake $100 bills showing up across Florida; Here’s how to detect it

Counterfeit bills can look so real that they pass the pen test and even some banks are having trouble spotting the fake ones. Phony $100...

New ransomware scams could cost you

Hackers are out there trying to make you their victim, but now a new computer crime also makes you an accessory. It's called ransomware, and...

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