Frank Abagnale AARP Nevada

— Famed scammer-turned-FBI consultant speaks to a packed crowd in Las Vegas Frank Abagnale knows a thing or two about crooks – he used to be one. Most Americans know Abagnale from the movie made about his life of crime, the Steven Spielberg film Catch Me if You Can. Yet it is Abagnale’s 40+ year work as a fraud consultant and expert with the FBI that is his true legacy. Stopping in Las Vegas for an AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network …

Frank Abagnale Las vegas

— For over four decades, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists and now he’s coming to Las Vegas on September 14 from 6-8pm to help learn how to spot and avoid scams to protect our families. As one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents, Abagnale recently has joined forces with AARP as the AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador. Between the ages of 16 and 21, Abagnale successfully posed as …

— Learn simple steps to increase your online security Are you an easy target for online hackers or scammers? By learning some simple steps to secure your phone, increase your online safety and recognize scams, you reduce your risk of becoming the next victim. That’s why it’s a smart move to attend AARP’s Online Safety Workshop. In this live, one-hour online event, you’ll be guided by your workshop host as you learn the latest in online safety. You’ll also learn about …

home repair fraud

— The summer months are prime time for home repair scams. The general ruse involves someone coming to your door and offering to do work on your home, typically at a big discount. How it works: A con artist representing himself as a contractor comes to your door and claims he has just finished a job for a neighbor. Since he’s in the neighborhood, he’ll say, you can get work done at a steep discount. Only he will demand payment upfront, …

— AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network again provides free presentations to help those throughout the state protect themselves against fraud. Fraud is a subject that never goes out of style, unfortunately. But you don’t have to be a victim of fraud. Educate and protect yourself against crooks and criminals by attending one of AARP Nevada’s Fraud Watch Network presentations at your closest Clark County Library location. The free sessions continue during the hot summer, once per month, and give attendees practical …

aarp fraud watch network

— The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to consumers in Las Vegas with an “Operation: Stop Scams” shredding event to be held at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino parking lot on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. “Many Americans clear out and discard their obsolete financial documents at the end of the tax-filing season in April.  Our shredding events in dozens of communities provide a convenient and safe way for people to destroy this sensitive paperwork,” said Nancy …

AARP Nevada Voices Podcast

— Like most of you, the AARP Nevada Voices Podcast finds it impossible to escape the recent news of a new proposed health care bill in front of Congress that has been dubbed the “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act. The AARP Nevada Voices Podcast gives you a breaking news update on the organizations opposition to the new American Healthcare Act and gives you the reasons why. Not only would it mean increased premiums and prescription drug costs for …

AARP Fraud Watch Network

— AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network again provides free presentations to help those throughout the state protect themselves against fraud. Fraud is a subject that never goes out of style, unfortunately. But you don’t have to be a victim of fraud. Educate and protect yourself against crooks and criminals by attending one of AARP Nevada’s Fraud Watch Network presentations at your closest Clark County Library location. The free sessions continue in March and April and give attendees practical ways to protect …

AARP Nevada at Consumer Fraud Prevention Fair

— Your first line of defense against fraud is education. Knowledge is power. Join us for a day of fraud prevention activities with more than 20 exhibit booths, and two panel presentations about avoiding fraud. A free light lunch will be provided. Click the register button below to join us! Schedule of Events 11am-4pm: Resource Fair 11:15am: Fraud Prevention Panel featuring: Cris Carmona – Chief Compliance Investigator, Nevada Consumer Affairs Nancy Andersen, Director of Public Engagement & Fraud Campaign Manager, AARP Nevada …

— AARP’s Fraud Watch Network brings you the latest trends in scams we’re seeing on the rise nationwide. Happy New Year, Fraud Watchers! We will continue to send regular email alerts in 2017, but did you know about our toll-free AARP Fraud Watch Network Helpline? Call 877-908-3360 with your specific questions about a possible scam. They can even help if you are worried about a loved one who may be a victim. Here are the top scam trends, according to our …