Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Florida Department of Financial Services invite the public to attend Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart, a free workshop for seniors, their families and caregivers.
The workshop will be offered 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Palm Coast City Hall, Community Wing, 160 Lake Ave., and again 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the Flagler County Sheriff's Office Operations Center, 901 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell.
The local workshops are being offered in partnership with the Flagler County Sheriff's Office and the City of Palm Coast. There is no need to sign up in advance.
The workshops will provide information on how to spot fraudulent behavior, common scams that target seniors and how to fight identity theft. Be Scam Smart workshops are open to seniors, their family and caregivers to help inform, empower and protect seniors from financial scams and fraud.
The Be Scam Smart workshop is part of the Department of Financial Services' Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial Exploitation) as part of CFO Atwater's On Guard for Seniors initiative.
For more information, contact Sgt. Michael Lutz of the Flagler County Sheriff's Office at mlutz@flaglersheriff.com or 386-586-2623.