Scams & Fraud

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The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
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Español | Bank Impostor Scam
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Español | National Cyber Security Month
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If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
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National Night Out (NNO) is America's Night Out Against Crime. Events held across the country enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. And, they provide a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together for fun, food and activities. Join the AARP Fraud Watch Network at one of the events listed below. Visit our Fraud Watch Network table to get tips to spot and avoid scams like identity theft, investment fraud, and holiday scams, as well as ongoing updates from resources like Watchdog Alerts and a scam-tracking map that provides real-time alerts from law enforcement in your community.
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