Scams & Fraud

AARP ElderWatch
Auto repairs are a fact of life for anyone with a vehicle. While most auto mechanics are trustworthy, there are some who are out to make a quick buck.
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Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
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Warm summer months often lead to more door-to-door solicitations.
Shredding Event - Lexington
Fight fraud and shred your documents for free during the AARP Shred Instead Day Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Black Forest Lutheran Church, 12455 Black Forest Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80908, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar.
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If you receive an unsolicited phone call or a pop-up window appears on your computer screen claiming to be with a computer tech support company, don’t engage!
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Learn How to Avoid Their Scams at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar
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Millions of Americans rely on Social Security and Medicare, and unfortunately, scammers often try to take advantage of that for their own gain. In our look back at trending scams of 2018, we look at two involving these programs, as well as scams involving gift cards as a form of payment.
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Sign Up for Our Free Webinar on Avoiding Seasonal Fraud
Avoid holiday scams this season
The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, including scammers! That is why it is critical we stay ahead of them to make sure consumers of all ages are aware of which scams are being perpetrated and how to avoid them. Please read and share the attached AARP Foundation ElderWatch Smart Tips on avoiding holiday scams. The Colorado Attorney General’s office also offers an excellent booklet on holiday scams.
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