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AARP AARP States California Scams & Fraud

Scam Chat Wednesdays

AARP California and the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation presented Scam Chat Wednesdays throughout the month of August.

Missed an episode? Catch up at the links below! Learn about the latest scams and how to keep your information secure and protected.

August 16, noon – 1 p.m., Cryptocurrency-Romance Scams
We'll be discussing cryptocurrency-romance scams and crypto refund swindles to help keep you and your bank account safe from con artists.

August 23, noon – 1 p.m., Business and Government Imposter Scams
We'll be talking about business and government imposter scams and providing tips on how to avoid falling for them.

August 25, noon – 1 p.m., Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scams
(Rescheduled from Aug 9)
We'll be talking about how Artificial Intelligence is being used in many applications – including some very sophisticated frauds and scams.

August 30, noon – 1 p.m., Home Repair Scams
We'll be talking about home repair scams and how to spot them before you waste your time and money.

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