Romance scammers strike up a relationship with their targets to build their trust, sometimes talking or chatting several times a day. Then, they make up a story and ask for money.
They'll often say they're living or traveling outside the United States. We've heard about scammers who say they are:
Scammers ask you to pay wiring money, with reloaded cards, or with gift cards because they can get cash quickly and remain anonymous. They also know the transactions are almost impossible to reverse.Read more ...
Hands-free While Driving - It's the Law starting February 23, 2020
Massachusetts law prohibits operators of motor vehicles from using any electronic device, including mobile telephones, unless the device is used in hands-free mode.
Penalty for violating the hands-free law:
- 1st Offense - $100 fine.
- 2nd Offense - $250 fine, plus mandatory compoletion of a distracted driving educational program.
- 3rd and subsequent offense - $500 fine, plus insurance surcharge and mandatory completion of distracted driving education program.Read more ...
It is with the greatest confidence I recommend Patricia Contente, Cheryl Delafano, Greg Johnson, Jennifer Korn and Sabrina Ozit who collectively are the heart and soul of the Community Outreach, Help and Recovery (COHR) Unit for their continued hard work under the leadership of Ms. Contente in identifying citizens in need and providing services to citizens who suffer from mental health conflict and/or drug addiction. ---Chief David Fallon.