Fraud Watch Network

Horry and Spartanburg Shred Events in May

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP South Carolina | Comments

Community Spring cleaning and time to safely dispose of your personal documents in a secure environment. Each event is free and open to the public. AARP’s Fraud Watch Network is your source for information on how to protect your identity, read about potential scams, and forum to ask your questions. State of South Carolina credit monitoring program from CSID. How to freeze your credit in South Carolina for FREE and other resources from South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs. Conway/Myrtle Beach …

Join our livestream to learn how to avoid fraud

Posted on 04/16/2015 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Fraud | Money & Work Protect your identity and avoid fraud by learning about what’s in the mind of con artist. Join AARP and the Department for Financial Institutions for a Livestream April 17th at 11:30 EST for a conversation about fraud, learn about the AARP Fraud Fighter Call Center and find out how to join us for a half-day workshop in Bowling Green. Listen Live!  Tele-town Hall – Hear Fraud Watch Experts Live  

Scam Alert of the Week!

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Advocacy It’s time to be on the look-out out for phony subscription invoices this month. If you receive an offer or renewal for magazines and newspapers that sound too good to be true, don’t make any payments! Be sure to call the publisher and verify that it is legitimate before giving any personal or credit card information. Take the time to double check, and you can beat the scammers at their own game. Be a fraud fighter!  If you can spot a scam, you …

AARP Oklahoma Online Disaster Preparation Kit

Posted on 04/13/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Uncategorized   Download and print your copy of Game Day by AARP – a tool guide with information and checklists to help you prepare for a disaster. Game day will help you put together a communication plan, compile important emergency telephone numbers and make a list of medications you might need in the event of an emergency.       Con artists and scammers are ready to take advantage of disaster victims. The AARP Fraud Watch Network has tools and tips …

AARP Partners with Insurance Commissioner & 2 Works for You to Host Shredding Event in Tulsa on Tax Day

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Oklahoma | Comments

Fraud Celebrate Tax Day by shredding your tax preparation documents and other personal papers at a free event hosted by the AARP Fraud Watch Network, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and 2 Works For You. The public is invited to bring their personal documents to shred from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15th, at the 2 Works for You TV studios located at 3701 S. Peoria in Tulsa. In addition, you can sign up to receive free Watch Dog Alerts …

Fraud Watch Network helps protect Michigan families

Posted on 04/9/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Fraud Identity theft, debt collection scams, mobile phone cramming and a host of other types of fraud are pervasive these days across the state and nation. Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen and a con artist takes over their life. Scammers use the internet, telephones, mail, email and other means to separate people from their nest eggs. According to the Federal Trade Commission, there were 14,284 debt collection con complaints, 10,357 mobile phone services scam reports and 10,338 identity theft …