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— Fight Back Against Fraud! Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Fight back against fraud! Join us for free shredding events in Pennsylvania. AARP Pennsylvania is hosting a number of free shredding events where shredding services will be available to securely destroy your documents containing personal and sensitive information. You can also learn how to protect yourself from fraud and scams. Shredding services are free of charge and are open to the public. …

— Combating fraud is a priority for AARP Oklahoma, which represents approximately 400,000 members age 50-plus throughout Oklahoma. In a 2015 report, AARP found the total number of identity thefts, frauds and other consumer complaints in Oklahoma was 24,002. Identity thieves routinely search through dumpsters and trash cans, looking to find confidential information.  One way to keep your identity safe is to shred documents containing personal information. This includes bank and credit card statements, tax forms, and medical bills. AARP is hosting …

— 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 …

— Join Us for 2016 Senior Law Day!  Determining Your Destiny: Understanding the Need to Plan  AARP is teaming up with Senior Services of Alexandria and the Alexandria Bar Association to bring you Senior Law Day on Saturday, October 15th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Alexandria on King Street. Topics of discussion include Guardian and Conservatorship: the role of a Geriatric Care Manager and the importance of financial planning as we continue to age and …

— Protect yourself against ID theft and fraud by shredding your outdated personal documents at WTIC’s Shred Day event on October 3rd from 10am to 1pm at EnviroShred*, 22 Prestige Park Circle in East Hartford.  Sponsored by AARP Fraud Watch Network, this FREE shredding event is open to the public. Documents to consider shredding include medical and financial records, credit card statements, canceled checks, tax returns and all other personal documents that are outdated or no longer needed. Limit of 2 …