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Laguna Niguel October - December 2018 Neighborhood News CITY OF LAGUNA NIGUEL • LAGUNA NIGUEL POLICE SERVICES COMMUNITY PUBLICATION Online Shopping Identity Theft Prevention Find the perfect gift, and stay safe! Now-a-days, more online shopping is done through smart phones and tablets. While the convenience is nice, it can also leave shoppers open to identity theft. Here are some helpful tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season. 1. D  on’t provide payment through an unsecured connection: Tip: When making a payment online, make sure you are using a secure connection that ensures identity protection. Reputable online merchants will direct you to a secure or encrypted webpage when you are ready to check out so that only you and the merchant can view your credit card information. To ensure that an online merchant has a secure connection, look for the image of a lock in your browser window, an address that starts with "https" (instead of just http), the wording "Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL), or a pop-up box that says you are entering a secure portion of the website. – Continued on page 3 CITY COUNCIL Elaine Gennawey, Mayor John Mark Jennings, Mayor Pro Tem Laurie Davies, Council Member Linda Lindholm, Council Member Fred Minagar, Council Member EMERGENCY 911 NON-EMERGENCY 770-6011 Police Services 362-4346 • Neighborhood Watch • Business Watch • Crime Prevention • Parking Control • Vacation Checks 470-3045 Animal Control