Scams & Fraud

Fraud
Nearly 8,000 fraud cases against Delawareans were reported to the Federal Trade Commission in 2019, totaling $5.7 million in losses. Delaware ranked third in the nation in per capita fraud in 2019 and seventh per capita in identity theft.
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Get information and guidance at this free AARP webinar. We’ll explore online shopping scams, charity scams, delivery scams and even gift card scams.
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Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
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Delaware may be a small state, but it’s a big target for fraudsters. Scams resulted in losses of $2.6 million statewide, with a median loss of $313.
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Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar.
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With tax-filing season a prime time for identity theft scammers to prey on unsuspecting consumers, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is reminding Delaware taxpayers that submitting their tax returns as soon as is practical can greatly reduce their chances of being victimized by a fraudulent return.
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Delaware recently ranked #4 among all states for number of identity theft complaints; and ranked #8 for general fraud complaints. The City of Dover ranked #7 nationwide for fraud complaints. You can prevent yourself from becoming part of this growing statistic of consumers who are scammed daily. AARP wants to help, so we decided to be a sponsor of the 55+ Expo and focus on FRAUD PREVENTION.  Join us at the Expo in Dover to gain valuable tools and tips and to sign on the AARP Fraud Watch Network so you can get ongoing updates about scams nationwide and in your community.
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