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17 06, 2015

McGruff Investment Fraud Video Series – Wins Hermes Creative Gold Award

2017-03-22T00:58:53+00:00June 17th, 2015|Press Releases|

NCPC/FINRA FOUNDATION PSA Wins in the Educational Video Category Jun 17, 2015 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home to icon McGruff the Crime Dog, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation joined forces to educate and empower consumers to avoid financial fraud. The result

15 04, 2015

McGruff and FINRA Investor Education Foundation: Tax Season Tips

2017-03-22T01:00:06+00:00April 15th, 2015|Press Releases|

Partners Release Tips To Protect Your Finances and Investments Apr 15, 2015 WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McGruff the Crime Dog, icon of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation partner to help consumers stay financially secure during tax season. According to the Financial Fraud Research Center, each year

29 10, 2014

AlertID and McGruff the Crime Dog Help Families Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

2017-03-22T01:01:05+00:00October 29th, 2014|Press Releases|

Simple Tips to Stay Safe While Trick-or-Treating Oct 29, 2014 Las Vegas; San Francisco; and Arlington, Va. (October 29, 2014) ― Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for kids. AlertID, the fastest growing free-to-use neighborhood safety network, and the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), home of McGruff the Crime

16 10, 2014

McGruff the Crime Dog Keeps a Tight Leash on His Money, Do You?

2017-03-22T01:05:34+00:00October 16th, 2014|Press Releases|

NCPC and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Release New Fraud Prevention Videos for Crime Prevention Month (October) Oct 16, 2014 ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGruff the Crime Dog is about to "Take A Bite Out Of Crime," specifically financial and investment fraud.  Researchers estimate that consumer financial fraud cost Americans over $50

14 10, 2014

McGruff the Crime Dog Keeps a Tight Leash on His Money, Do You?

2017-03-22T01:04:29+00:00October 14th, 2014|Press Releases|

NCPC and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Release New Fraud Prevention Videos for Crime Prevention Month (October) Oct 14, 2014 ARLINGTON, VA—October 14, 2014— McGruff the Crime Dog is about to “Take A Bite Out Of Crime,” specifically financial and investment fraud.  Researchers estimate that consumer financial fraud cost Americans over $50 billion a

1 10, 2014

Crime Prevention Month Celebrates 30 Years of Taking A Bite Out Of Crime

2017-03-22T01:07:25+00:00October 1st, 2014|Press Releases|

NCPC and McGruff Spotlight Financial Fraud, Hate Crimes, Intellectual Property Theft, and Community Preparedness During October Oct 1, 2014 ARLINGTON, VA – October 1, 2014 – Since 1984, October has been National Crime Prevention Month.  This October, the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) partners with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Not In Our

19 06, 2014

New PSA Campaign Encourages Firearms Owners to “Lock It Up” When Not In Use and Provides Firearms Safety Resources for Families

2017-03-22T01:10:33+00:00June 19th, 2014|Press Releases|

1.4 Million American Households Have Unlocked Firearms that Could Fall into the Wrong Hands Jun 19, 2014 WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching today, the Safe Firearms Storage campaign encourages firearms owners to make safe firearms storage a priority.  According to a study by the RAND Corporation using statistics from the United States Centers

13 06, 2014

See The Signs To Stop The Crimes

2017-03-22T01:11:24+00:00June 13th, 2014|Press Releases|

The National Crime Prevention Council Announces Efforts To Support World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 13, 2014 The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) announced its support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2014.  With more than five million cases of elder abuse reported since 2010 and $2.9 billion lost as a