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Federal agent to speak at business alliance meeting Monday on counterfeiting, other financial scams

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A federal Department of Homeland Security agent who’s probably seen it all in two decades in the field will speak to local merchants at a meeting of the Downtown Business Alliance on Monday night.

Resident Agent Nona Burke, who has been detailed to the U.S. Secret Service office in Tyler since February of 2004, will present the program on business scams Monday, Aug. 10, at Plain ‘N’ Fancy Sandwich Shoppe on the south side of the downtown square. The downtown alliance’s board of directors will conduct a business meeting at 5:30 p.m., then cede the podium at at 6:30 p.m. to Burke

“Everyone is invited to attend, general public as well as business owners,” said Rita Edwards, president of the downtown alliance. “She will be talking about counterfeiting and other  scams to be aware of.”

Nona Burke been an agent for more than 20 years, traveling extensively in North America and foreign countries and serving in field offices in Memphis, Tenn., Houston and Tyler, and in Washington, D.C. In the nation’s capitol, Burke was assigned to the Intelligence Division and worked in the protective details for Secretaries of State Robert Rubin and Larry Summers, as well as Vice President Dick Cheney.

The Downtown Business Alliance holds monthly meetings the second Monday of each month starting at 5:30 p.m. The organization also meets every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Plain ‘N’ Fancy.

 

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