— Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Join us to fight back against fraud at an AARP Fraud Watch Network Shred Fests in the Northwestern Ohio cities of Lima, Defiance and Toledo! Lima Shred Event  Friday, August 18, 2017 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Area Office on Aging 2324 Allentown Road Lima, OH 45801 Defiance Shred Event Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Defiance County Senior Services (Parking Lot) …

— Would you believe that every 2 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen? Hard to imagine but very true. Combating fraud is a priority for AARP New York and that is why we have launching Operation: Stop Scams, a series of shredding events throughout New York State starting Monday April 24, 2017 thru Friday, May 5, 2017 that will allow consumers to discard their paperwork in a safe and secure manner. In a recent report, AARP found that 43% of 50+ voters in …

— Protecting yourself from fraud has never been more important.  Hard-working Americans are being scammed out of the money they’ve earned and unfortunately older Hoosiers are often the prime target of these scams.  That is why Indiana is again sponsoring Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana’s  Community Shredding event on Saturday, Oct. 22nd from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at five Central Indiana locations. Protect yourself by taking that sensitive information you have lying around the house and don’t need anymore and shred it. …

— New research shows Idaho ranks 34th in the total number of identity thefts, fraud and other consumer complaints within the Gem State. That translates to just over 450 complaints per 100,000 residents. August is AARP’s Fraud Fighting Month. To aid the ongoing efforts of AARP’s Fraud Watch Network’s goal of providing Americans with resources and tools to help them protect their financial security, AARP Research has created the ‘Idaho Consumer Fraud Fact Sheet’. The Consumer Fraud Fact Sheets provide state level …

— A new survey from AARP says busy consumers relying on the convenience of public wireless networks to keep up-to-date on email, social networks, shopping and even their finances often put their sensitive personal information at risk. AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a “Watch Your Wi-Fi” campaign to educate Americans about Wi-Fi hazards and how they can protect themselves.  As part of the campaign, AARP has also begun encouraging businesses that maintain free wireless networks for their customers to participate …

— Enjoy time with family, friends and AARP at a Mahoning Valley Scrappers Game at Eastwood Field with tickets discounted for AARP members and households. These specially priced lower box tickets are $8 (normally $10) for the September 1st game against the State College Spikes. First Pitch is at 7:05 pm. Show us your AARP Card at our table on the concourse for a free gift (while supplies last) and for valuable information. Prior to the game stop by the community …