WILMINGTON -- Want to be a more savvy consumer and help fight crime in a changing world? AARP, Cape Fear Council of Governments, Cape Fear Elder Abuse Prevention Network and law enforcement partners are hosting "Modern Crimes for Modern Times," an extensive workshop to help you identify and protect yourselves from the latest scams.
Learn about the most recent and pervasive scams
from officials on the front lines including Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and representatives from the NC Attorney General's Office, NC Department of Insurance, District Attorney's Office, Sheriff's Department, FBI, US Postal Inspector and the Department of Social Services.
The free event will be held on Friday, April 22, at Brightmore Independent Living of Wilmington, 2324 41st Street. Registration starts at 8:30 and the session runs from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. Both breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Registration by April 15 is required by calling 1-910-338-2905.