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17 12, 2015

Be Joyous But Be Safe

2017-03-22T00:55:08+00:00December 17th, 2015|Press Releases|

National Crime Prevention Council Shares Holiday Shopping Safety Tips Dec 17, 2015 Washington, DC, December 7, 2015 – It is the most wonderful time of the year, for some. For others, not so much.  Whether the holiday shopping season brings joy or grief, one thing is for certain, you will most likely do some

16 10, 2015

Recovering From Mortgage Fraud Is Hard To Do

2017-03-22T00:55:58+00:00October 16th, 2015|Press Releases|

Free Toolkit for Mortgage Fraud Available Online Oct 16, 2015 WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mortgage fraud is one of the fastest growing financial crimes in the country. It is a multibillion-dollar-a-year industry that has an impact on American homeowners across the socioeconomic spectrum. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) has responded by

1 10, 2015

Take A Bite Out Of Crime

2017-03-22T00:56:54+00:00October 1st, 2015|Press Releases|

October is Crime Prevention Month Oct 1, 2015 WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October has become the official month for recognizing and celebrating the practice of crime prevention, while promoting awareness of important issues such as victimization, volunteerism, and creating safer, more caring communities. The month-long celebration, Crime Prevention Month, spotlights successful crime

29 07, 2015

Summer Safety Tips

2017-03-22T00:57:47+00:00July 29th, 2015|Press Releases|

Don’t Become a Victim of Summertime Crime July 29, 2015 Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2015) – As summertime reaches its peak so does household property crime. The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), and AlertID are working together to provide important safety tips to make your summer safe and enjoyable. “Summer is the perfect time

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