Scams & Fraud

Fraud Watch Network - Fraud
Special by Isabelle Berkopec
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AARP Alabama released the following statement today after being alerted by a member of the public that a new scam is circulating in Alabama - and the scammers are claiming to be from AARP.
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Scams cost Alabamians millions of dollars a year, and older adults are especially vulnerable. AARP Alabama is helping residents avoid becoming another statistic.
Beware of holiday scams!
The holiday season is here, and that presents plenty of opportunities for scammers to spoil Alabamians’ celebrations. A few scams are specific to the holidays, but most are variations on everyday frauds, ramped up to match seasonal spikes in spending and web traffic.
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AARP Mobile is helping our friends and neighbors fight Identity Theft by holding a free document shredding event this Saturday, November 16. The event will be held 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Via Health, Fitness and Enrichment Center located at 1717 Dauphin St in Mobile.
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AARP Alabama warns about scams targeting Medicare beneficiaries and offers tips for protection
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With Government Imposter Scams skyrocketing in recent months, AARP Alabama Seeks to Empower Alabamians with These Simple Tips
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Abagnale gave a free presentation on July 18th in Huntsville presented by the AARP Fraud Watch Network and AARP Alabama
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Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
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