Fraud Watch Network

Are You Safe? Free Presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network, August 14

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Arizona | Events Enjoy a free presentation on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud. The Fraud Watch Network is a free service that connects you to your community, updating you with the latest scams in your area with monthly Watchdog Alerts.     When: Thursday, August 14, 12:00-12:30 P.M. Where: Surprise Senior Center, 15832 N. Hollyhock St., Surprise, AZ 85378 For more information, call (623) 222-1522.

Join Our Fraud Watch Volunteer Team!

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Nebraska | Volunteering Did you know there were nearly 8,000 consumer complaints of ID theft and fraud from Nebraskans in 2013? Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your door, scam artists are constantly scheming to get you and your loved ones to open your wallets. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to help people fight fraud through information and education. We’re offering you an exciting opportunity to join our team of Fraud Watch Volunteer Educators …

DC Residents Learn about Fraud and Scams at Every Turn

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Uncategorized | Washington DC Wage war on fraud and protect your identity. This was the focus when AARP DC, the Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) Senior Medicare Patrol and the AARP Fraud Watch Network sponsored a free community shred day and fraud forum at the Nativity Catholic Church in northwest DC in Ward 4. Each year, 13 million people experience the headache and heartache of identity theft, suffering losses of $18 billion. Forty-seven forum attendees heard startling examples of how people are easily …

AARP Fraud Watch Network Helping Combat Elder Abuse, Fraud in Connecticut

Posted on 07/18/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Money & Work | Press Today, Connecticut took a big step forward in the fight against elder abuse with an Executive Order by Governor Malloy directing Agency Collaboration to Prevent Elder Abuse in Connecticut. AARP is a member of the CT Elder Justice Coalition Coordinating Council and one of the 16 agencies appointed by the Commissioner of the State Department on Aging to work on elder justice issues.  AARP is leading the Consumer Fraud Education workgroup which has hit the ground running with the recent …

Volunteers needed to help staff AARP booth at Aug. 25 anti-fraud forum

Posted on 07/15/2014 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Arkansas | Events | Volunteering The next Arkansans Fighting Fraud event will be held Monday, August 25,2014, in Jonesboro, and volunteers are needed to help staff the AARP Arkansas booth. Arkansans Fighting Fraud events are sponsored by AARP Arkansas and six state agency partners. As part of the events, AARP Arkansas is raising awareness about the Fraud Watch Network, a go-to resource to help people get information they need to protect themselves and their families from con-artists and scammers. The Aug. 25 event will be held at St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 E. Washington Ave. in Jonesboro, and …

AARP Georgia Offers Fraud Watch Network as a Resource Helping Georgians Protect Their Financial Security

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work AARP Georgia realizes identity theft is a major problem in our state. According to the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection, in 2012, Georgia was the state with the second greatest number of complaints related to identity theft filed with the Federal Trade Commission. In Georgia, the AARP Fraud Watch Network helps people fight back against fraud, identity theft, and scams. Augusta community members are invited to learn how to protect their financial resources and identity during a Fraud Watch Network …