Fraud Watch Network

Fraud Watch Network Featured at Cyber Security Forum

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Iowa | Money & Work AARP Iowa was a partner in a successful event Sept. 4th in Ames featuring the Fraud Watch Network with the National Cyber Security Alliance. STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Two Steps Ahead: Protect Your Digital Life drew more than 130 people from ISU students to business owners to AARP members as part of a 10-city tour on activating security features available on many of the web’s most popular sites. Senator Chuck Grassley, Attorney General Tom Miller and ISU President Stephen Leath opened …

Protect Yourself from Fraud, Free Presentation September 10

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Learn how to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and scams. AARP Arizona will be hosting a free presentation on our AARP Fraud Watch Network on Wednesday, September 10 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. The presentation will be held at the Chandler Senior Center located at 202 E. Boston in Chandler. For more information, please call (480) 782-2741.

Free Presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network, September 3

Posted on 08/25/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Join AARP Arizona for a free presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. Learn about identity theft and fraud and how to protect yourself. Get up to date on the latest scams in your area. When: Wednesday, September 3, 11:00 A.M. -12:00 P.M. Where: Goelet A.C. Beuff Senior Center, 3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85027 For more information, please call (602) 534-9743.

AARP Florida and the City of Orlando Take on Fraud

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events | Florida Each year millions of adults 50+ fall victim to fraud, especially in Florida – considered by many to be the worst hot spot in the nation for fraud-related crime. Because AARP believes that one’s ability to protect oneself should not be limited by age, AARP Florida and the city of Orlando are joining forces for a Scam Jam event on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Englewood Neighborhood Center, to help educate older adults on …

Beating Con Artists at Their Own Game – Watch AARP Live

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events | Kentucky | Money & Work AARP Live: Don’t Get Scammed!   Reports show that a majority of American consumers scammed, some 47 percent, are over age 50. Estimates show that victims age 55 and older lose $3 billion dollars annually, but the true amounts are many times higher, because most of these crimes go unreported out of embarrassment. Con artists work overtime finding weak spots in consumers’ defenses. Beating the con artists from stealing your personal information can be done if you learn how to spot these …

AARP Lauds State for Plan to Educate Older NYers on Financial Exploitation

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Money & Work | New York | Press Contact: Erik Kriss ekriss@aarp.org  Statement from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: “The cost of financial exploitation to older Americans is growing fast – 12 percent from 2008 to 2011 – and that’s from reported fraud alone. With so much abuse going unreported, and as Baby Boomers age and people live longer, this problem will explode if left unaddressed. One of the best ways to combat exploitation is by giving people knowledge, so AARP is pleased that …