Tags: Christmas | Shopping | Scams | Schemes | And | Swindles

Christmas Shopping Scams, Schemes And Swindles

Friday, 02 December 2005 12:00 AM

Last week's Thanksgiving celebration marks the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. The Christmas season is not only a breathtaking time of the year, with fun family gatherings and gift giving – but it is also the optimal period for crooks. Here are some ideas suggested by crime prevention specialists to help boost your holiday shopping security and help defeat these holiday evildoers:

(Note: If you manufacture or distribute any Security, Safety, Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Defense or Crime Prevention related products, please send information on your product line for possible future reference in this column to: CrimePrevention123@yahoo.com.)

Copyright 2004 by Bruce Mandelblit

"Staying Safe" with Bruce Mandelblit is a regular column for the readers of NewsMax.com and NewsMax.com Magazine.

Bruce welcomes your thoughts. His e-mail address is: CrimePrevention123@yahoo.com.

Bruce is a nationally known security journalist, as well as a recently retired, highly decorated reserve Law Enforcement Officer.

Bruce writes Staying Safe, a weekly syndicated column covering the topics of security, safety and crime prevention.

Bruce was commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel – the state's highest honor – for his public service.

This column is provided for general information purposes only. Please check with your local law enforcement agency and legal professional for information specific to you and your jurisdiction.

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