High School student creates ‘Project Scam Protectors’ to educate people on phone scams

HUBER HEIGHTS — Sydney Ramsey, A junior at Carroll High School and member of Girl Scout troop 32513, developed a project aiming to educate people on different types of scams and how to avoid them, according to Huber Heights Police Division Public Affairs Officer Lambert.

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She calls it, “Project Scam Protectors.”

Ramsey stopped by the Huber Heights Police Division (HHPD) Tuesday afternoon to drop off the pamphlets she developed for the department to use and handout, Officer Lambert said.

“Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Sydney Ramsey,” Officer Lambert stated. “She is a remarkable teenager from the area and is doing big things.”

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This comes after she discovered that HHPD was looking to bridge the gap between English and Spanish speakers, Ramsey told HHPD as she dropped the pamphlets off.

She decided to create the pamphlets to help educate people on various types of scams, and to be able to provide them in both languages for her Girl Scout Gold Award project, the highest award in Girl Scouts, Ramsey told HHPD.

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The pamphlets provide basic tips to stay safe, examples of common phone scams and how to recognize them.

“These are high quality fliers with great information on them,” Officer Lambert said.

The pamphlets are pictured below.

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