According to the Federal Trade Commission, credit card fraud is on the rise in the United States. Statistics show that whether you live in a large city or a quaint town, you are at risk of this crime happening to you at least once in your lifetime.
But the good news is that you don’t have to resign yourself to being a victim and sit back and do nothing. Although you can’t always prevent this crime from happening, there are things you can do to make it more difficult for thieves to get your credit cards and account numbers.
The big moment is almost here. Diamondback terrapin eggs rescued from golf course sand traps have been incubating in protected hatcheries for the last two to three months, and it’s nearly time for the hatchlings to emerge and be released into the marsh.
Skidaway Audubon’s annual turtle releases are scheduled for 4 p.m. on August 26 and September 9 and 23. There is a maximum of 50 attendees per session, and participants may only attend one of the three sessions due to the popularity of this event. Participants must preregister and be five years of age or older due to the terrapin’s status as a species of concern in Georgia. To preregister, visit skidawayaudubon.org/events.
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