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Operation Safe Workshop

Jan 25 | Operation Safe Workshop

Florida Chief Financial
Officer Jeff Atwater invites you to attend Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart, a free workshop for seniors, their families and caregivers.
The Department of Financial Services launched Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) as part of CFO Atwater’s On Guard for Seniors initiative. Be Scam Smart workshops are open to seniors, their family and caregivers to help inform, empower, and protect Florida’s seniors from financial scams and fraud.
Be Scam Smart by learning about:

 

  • The Psychology of a Scam
  • How to Spot Fraudulent Behavior
  • Common Scams that Target Seniors
  • How to Fight Identity Theft


From seniors who attended Be Scam Smart workshops:


“Savored every moment of this workshop. The information
was needed and vital for seniors’ and consumers’ financial
survival.” - West Palm Beach


“Presentations were great & well timed. Excellent information
we all need to know.” - Pensacola


“Every senior in the city and state should attend the Be Scam Smart Workshop.” - Jacksonville


“Thank you for alerting us to the scam we as seniors are
exposed to.” - Brandon


Tuesday, February 7, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
DeSoto County
Administration Building
Room 103
201 East Oak Street
Arcadia, FL 34266


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop by contacting Iris Collier at (850) 413-2854 or Iris.Collier@MyFloridaCFO.com. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact Iris Collier using the Florida Relay Service
1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice).


This Be Scam Smart workshop is brought to you in partnership with the DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners and the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.
For more information, please visit www.MyFloridaCFO.com/SAFE
or call 1-877-MY-FL-CFO (693-5236).

Contacts

Mandy Hines
County Administrator
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Ph:   (863) 993-4800
Fax:  (863) 993-4809

201 E. Oak Street
Suite 201
Arcadia, FL 34266
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Calendar Events

Jun 24 | HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE SHED CLEANOUT
The DeSoto County Environmental Services Division will be holding a household hazardous waste...  read more

Jun 26 | CANCELLATION OF BUDGET WORKSHOP
The Workshop that was scheduled for June 26, 2017 at 1:00pm has been cancelled.  read more

Jun 26 | NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING DESOTO BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING DESOTO BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS: Location: 201 E. Oak Street, Sutie...  read more

Jul 04 | OFFICE’S CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY
THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OFFICE'S WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017 IN OBSERVANCE OF...  read more

Jul 06 | INSURANCE COMMITTEE WORKSHOP
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