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SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO’S OCTOBER 2023 FRAUD ALERT: UNSOLICITED ENCOUNTERS

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, in an effort to protect the residents of our county, will always share information regarding newly created scams and trending fraudulent practices. Despite these efforts, the volume and variety of these scams makes it nearly impossible to catalogue and to...

TIME FOR HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

Almost ten months have passed since Southwest Florida was devastated by Hurricane Ian. Between the volume of media coverage and the ruins that remain, I am confident that virtually no one wishes to discuss nor consider the upcoming hurricane season. We are usually fortunate and, despite...

SAFETY & SECURITY TIP: THE REALITIES OF DISTRACTED DRIVING

It’s difficult to believe that there was a time that we couldn’t communicate instantly, obtain immediate information, text and call from our vehicles. We have all, to varying degrees, become dependent upon our smart devices and cell phones. Much like other addictions, we compulsively reach...

FRAUD ALERT: USE OF THE FDIC LOGO

Nationwide, law enforcement agencies are receiving reports and complaints regarding fraudulent financial/banking “opportunities.” In 1933, Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for purposes of securing public confidence in our country’s financial system. The FDIC scrutinizes financial institutions and insures deposits within those approved...

Be Aware of Burglars’ Preferences

A MESSAGE FROM THE DESK OF SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO: BURGLARS’ PREFERENCES A very recent conversation with residents at a local community homeowners’ gathering prompted me to take this opportunity to share important information regarding nationwide burglary trends. While burglars and prowlers most definitely benefit from the...

EMERGENCY SUPPLY OF DOG AND CAT FOOD

The Lee County Sheriff's Office continues to distribute dog and cat food to those in need! Anyone needing pet food should feel free to visit us at the Lee County Sheriff's Office Miromar Outlets Community Outreach Center located inside the Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew...

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