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Pick up the paper every Friday to read the Public Safety call log and learn ways to protect yourself and your belongings.

Safety Tip of the Week: Gambling

One of the greatest potential dangers for fraudulent loss posed for people using the internet is gambling. There are as many as 200 gambling sites on the Internet. Consumers may gamble on sports, Blackjack, Keno and Roulette, among others Gambling on the Internet is especially risky because gambling is an unregulated industry and currently, there is no effective way to control it. Companies based in foreign countries using foreign bank accounts are able to easily bilk consumers out of their money. Many times Internet “gamblers” are unable to contact the companies with whom they placed their bets to collect their winnings. Gambling on the Internet exposes consumers to fraud, civil liability and possible criminal liability

If you are a victim of a crime, call the Department of Public Safety at 305-284-6666 or if calling from a campus phone dial 8-6666.

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18

2:41 p.m. 5050 Brunson Dr. Hit and run

FRIDAY JANUARY 20

10:00 p.m. 1211 Dickinson Dr. Juvenile alcohol violation

3:41 a.m. 1310 block of Campo Sano Juvenile alcohol violation

5:30 p.m. 6000 San Amaro

Dr. Burglary-vehicle

5:30 p.m. 1241 Dickinson Dr. Theft

SATURDAY JANUARY 21

9:55 p.m. 1245 Dauer Dr. Simple battery

MONDAY JANUARY 23

N/A 1211 Dickinson Dr. Fraud

9:30 a.m. 5050 University Dr. Theft

11:00 a.m. 1306 Stanford Dr. Theft

11:00 p.m. 1211 Dickinson Dr. Vandalism

TUESDAY JANUARY 24

9:00 a.m. 5100 Brunson Dr. Theft

January 27, 2005

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