Don’t get caught off guard! Join Chris Verich, Summit County Deputy Director of Consumer Affairs, as he presents consumer safety tips for protecting yourself against scams and fraud. Hear about the latest scams that target consumers and how to recognize them. Attendees will learn how to spot a con artist, deal with robocalls, protect against identity fraud, and why it is crucial to order a copy of one’s credit report. Chris’s position as Deputy Director of Consumer Affairs focuses on educating and protecting citizens from unfair consumer sale practices and predatory mortgage lending. Education and awareness about common scams is your first step in protecting yourself against these crimes. This short presentation could save you time, money and the aggravation of becoming a victim. Registration starts April 21. Call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or register online at www.smfpl.org. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.