Category: Safety

Tabnabbing: A Sneaky New Form Of Identity Theft

You’re surfing the web, checking out several pages. You click one of the tabs you left open and log in to your email account. They just got you; you’ve been Tabnabbed. Tabnabbing is a new phishing scam created by some clever identity thieves. It’s also known as tabnapping, a combination of tab and kidnapping, but Read More…

Are You A Safe Driver?

How much time do you spend behind the wheel? Whether you drive for work, fun or simply to get from one place to another, it’s always essential to follow safe driving practices. June is National Drive Safe Month, so PeopleFinders is sharing some important safety tips for drivers. Safe driving begins with the purchase of Read More…

Lessons From National Missing Children’s Day

Nearly 800,000 children are reported missing in the United States every year. Many are abducted by family members; others are taken by violent predators and sex offenders. This is an ongoing problem that affects us all. May 25, 2010 is National Missing Children’s Day. It’s a chance to reflect on the widespread problem of child Read More…

What You Should Know Before Dealing With Strangers Online

Have you ever responded to an ad on a public forum website? Most of us have made a purchase, unloaded unwanted merchandise or contacted someone at least once after reading a post online. It’s a wonderful system. People can make transactions with eager buyers or sellers in any city. Individuals offering jobs or looking for Read More…

Are Rules For Sex Offenders Strong Enough?

We’ve all heard the recent stories about sexual offenders who commit new crimes after spending time in prison. These unsettling reports create an uproar from citizens who are increasingly concerned for their own safety. The public may soon demand a re-examination of laws that are supposed to protect society from violent sexual offenders. In 2000, Read More…

A Sex Offender Revealed

In 1997, Benjamin Cooper was convicted of sexually abusing a 15-year old girl. He served time in prison and was set free after completing his sentence. By 2010 he had moved into a family-based apartment complex in Buffalo, New York. Marine Drive Apartments is a rent-controlled building with more than 600 units. For about a Read More…

What Should Be Done With Sexual Offenders?

There are sexual offenders living in typical neighborhoods all throughout the United States. Some live near schools, day care centers or the homes of people who may be viewed as potential targets for sexual predators. The thought of living near a registered sex offender can be frightening, especially if you have young children. That’s why Read More…

Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is in full swing! December is one of the busiest months of the year – with extra shopping, decorating and socializing – so it’s a good time to take a moment and focus on holiday safety. Holiday Shopping Gift giving is fun and rewarding, but holiday shopping can hold several hazards. Here Read More…

Keeping Halloween Fun With A Few Simple Safety Tips

Halloween is almost here – a time for ghouls, goblins and sugary snacks! On October 31, kids from all over the country will be excited to put on their favorite costumes and claim delicious treats in the name of trick-or-treating. While you’re getting ready for the big night, take a moment to think about some Read More…

Working Together To Prevent Crime

You come home after a long day at work, a fun night out or an exciting vacation, and immediately know something isn’t right. When you get to your front door you see why; someone has broken into your house. Few things are as personally invasive and demoralizing as a home burglary. It’s a sad fact, Read More…