Saturday, July 20, 2024

Workshop to teach James City County residents how to avoid scams

Scams, fraud and identity theft can be avoided, and James City County Social Services is going to teach residents how.

At 6 p.m. Wednesday, James City County Social Services and James City County Police will conduct a workshop on avoiding scams at the Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road, according to the county’s website.

Master Police Officer Alan McDowell will give a seminar on the variety of scams and provide tips on how to avoid them.

The workshop is free and open to everyone. To reserve a seat call 757-259-5393.

Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She graduated from Roanoke College and is currently working on a master’s degree in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alexa was born and raised in Williamsburg and enjoys writing stories about local flair. She began her career in journalism at the Warhill High School newspaper and, eight years later, still loves it. After working as a news editor in Blacksburg, Va., Alexa missed Williamsburg and decided to come back home. In her free time, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and playing with her puppy, Poe. Alexa can be reached at

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