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Tune In To Inner Journey On March 22nd And Learn How To Avoid Literal and Figurative Bloodsuckers
Join Greg Friedman and his co-host for the night, award winning author and writing teacher Matt Pallamary as they interview Colleen Pallamary, author of "Scammunition: How To Protect Yourself From Con Artists" and "The Vampire Preservation Society".
Listeners are invited to call in to Inner Journey with Greg Friedman on Sunday night March 22nd at 7:00 pm Pacific time with questions about scams, how to prevent them, and what to do about them. Information about the show can be found on the Inner Journey web site.
Inner Journey is also available as a downloadable podcast from the KX 93.5 web site.
The step-by-step handbook exposes scams within numerous categories: insurance, online, phone, postal, contractors, travel, sweepstakes, retail, identity theft, caregivers, military, veterans, seniors, social media and even funeral homes, arming readers of any age with specific tools of what to look for, how to stop a scam in progress and how to handle the horrific repercussions after being scammed.
“Colleen Pallamary has been there, done that and bought the T-shirt,” said ex-police officer Richard Craig Anderson,” and as a retired cop, I can see a place for her book on every consumer's and every cop's bookshelf."
Written with Pallamary’s sincerity, compassion and humor, it’s as if she’s sitting with the reader, as she has done for many years, literally holding the hands of scam victims, helping them through their crises, while empowering them with invaluable tools to take back their lives and stop future predators in their tracks.
Zach Hudson, CNN Hero 2012 for his work helping seniors, says, "This book is a must read for those who are concerned about the plight of the elderly in this country.”
The 172-page reference guide includes step-by-step instructions, sample forms, hundreds of scam prevention tips and a comprehensive appendix of important state-by-state contact information of “fight-back”
Don Ravenna, President of Seniors vs. Crime, Inc., said, “Colleen identifies the most frequent ways that consumers are separated from their money. `Scammunition’
Retired Florida Assistant State Attorney, Robert Simpson says, “This book is a tool for both caregivers and the cared for and is first line protection for crimes against vulnerable people who can’t say no. “
Additionally, Colleen will be discussing her debut novel, "The Vampire Preservation Society". In it, determined immortal leaders representing the four races of man come together to help cherished members of their own race fight an unknown enemy threatening their very existence.
Wealthy art dealer Lucien LaPierre is safely ensconced in his castle home, Nightshade Manor, nestled amidst the rocks and coastline of New England. The townspeople are unaware that their art expert actually studied and painted alongside Monet and other great artists centuries ago.
Savanna Martin, a highly respected architect and graphic designer, nurtured her love of design in Africa when she helped the women and children of her village hide from traders hunting human prey to sell as slaves. Her ability to construct shelters and hiding places with leaves and branches served her years later as a leader in the Underground Railroad in the United States.
Wolf Who Waits, proud Native American medicine man and shaman, mingles amongst mortals working as a consultant for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. His immortality enables him to return his brethren’s sacred remains to their proper resting places and because he lied with them centuries ago, he knows how to honor his ancestors in their respective Native traditions.
Best-selling author Jade Lee, leader of the Asian sector, honed her writing skills during the California Gold Rush when she immigrated to San Francisco with her parents to eke out a living. Her mystery novels, a source of entertainment to mortals, doubles as how-to guides for readers of the immortal persuasion.
Together the group known as The Vampire Preservation Society begins a quest and their shared love for family and each other lead them on a quest to find a solution to the problem menacing their community.
Colleen J. Pallamary has been working on scam prevention issues for nearly a decade. She has lectured, written monthly columns addressing the scam topic, and received the 2005 Volunteer of the Year Award from the Florida Attorney General’s Office for her work with the Seniors vs. Crime Project. In addition, she wrote, developed, and taught a Domestic Violence Awareness Program for female inmates at a county jail, continues to be an active volunteer in the community and continues her research into the scam phenomena. Originally from Dorchester, MA, she now lives in Ocala, Florida and can be contacted here on her Scammunition Facebook page.
To find out more about Colleen please visit: www.colleenpallamary.com
To find out more about Matt Pallamary please visit: www.mattpallamary.com
To find out more about Greg please visit: www.gregfriedman.com