Don't Be a Victim: Fighting Back Against America's Crime Wave

Don't Be a Victim: Fighting Back Against America's Crime Wave


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Discover gripping true crime stories and the surprising tools you need to keep you and your family safe — from iconic legal commentator, TV journalist, and New York Times bestselling author Nancy Grace.

Nancy Grace wasn't always the iconic legal commentator we know today. One moment changed her entire future forever: her fiancé Keith was murdered just before their wedding. Driven to deliver justice for other crime victims, Nancy became a felony prosecutor and for a decade, put the "bad guys" behind bars in inner-city Atlanta.

Now, with a new and potentially life-saving book, Nancy puts her crime-fighting expertise to work to empower you stay safe in the face of daily dangers. Packed with practical advice and invaluable prevention tips, Don't Be a Victim shows you how to:

  • Fend off threats of assaults, car-jack and home invasion
  • Defend yourself against online stalking, computer hackers and financial fraudsters
  • Stay safe in your own home, at school and other public settings like parking garages, elevators and campsites
  • Protect yourself while shopping, driving and even on vacation

With insights on so many potential threats, you'll be empowered to protect yourself and your children at home and in the world at large by being proactive! Nancy's crime-fighting expertise helps keep you, your family, and those you love out of harm's way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538732298
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 09/22/2020
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 61,990
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Nancy Grace is an award-winning legal journalist, victims' rights advocate, and New York Times bestselling author of four books, including Objection!, The Eleventh Victim,Death on the D-List, and Murder in the Courthouse. Nancy headlines Oxygen's Injustice with Nancy Grace, hosts the daily Crime Storieswith Nancy Grace on SIRIUS XM's Triumph Channel 111 downloadable as a podcast, and appears regularly on ABC's 20/20 and Nightline, as well as on Daily Mail TV. She is founder and publisher of CrimeOnline.com, a digital platform that investigates breaking crime news, highlights missing people and helps solve unsolved homicides.

Nancy was the force behind CNN Headline News' top-rated Nancy Grace. Nancy also executive produces a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries franchise based on her bestselling novels, the Hailey Dean Mysteries. She lives in New York and Atlanta with husband David Linch and their beloved twins, John David and Lucy Linch, along with a rescue dog, cat, and guinea pigs.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part 1 How Do I Protect My Child?

Chapter 1 Your Child Safe at School 3

Chapter 2 Safe at Parks, Playgrounds, Amusement Parks, and Malls 36

Chapter 3 Safe While Shopping 49

Chapter 4 Bathroom Attacks 62

Chapter 5 Nannies and Babysitters from Hell: Daycare Dangers-Not on My Watch! 69

Chapter 6 Cyberthreats 96

Chapter 7 "Accidental" Deaths 128

Part 2 Protecting Yourself

Chapter 8 Safe While Exercising 157

Chapter 9 Safe Shopping on Your Own 171

Chapter 10 Elevator Assaults 184

Chapter 11 Safe in Your Home 188

Chapter 12 Driving Dangers 210

Chapter 13 Crimes at Concerts and Live Events 221

Chapter 14 Parties Gone Wild: Staying Safe at Bars and Restaurants 228

Part 3 Travel Safe! Don't become a Statistic

Chapter 15 South of the Border, Abroad, and Domestic Travel 237

Chapter 16 Cruise Ship Catastrophes 274

Chapter 17 Camping and RV Trips 286

Part 4 Cybercrimes and Security: When Technology Turns Dirty or Even Deadly

Chapter 18 Cybercrimes and Threats 297

Chapter 19 Internet Dating and Online Ads 317

Chapter 20 Burglar Alarm Backfires 325

Part 5 Protecting Our Elderly

Chapter 21 Our Seniors in Danger 331

Conclusion 349

Acknowledgments 351

Index 353

About the Author 367

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