AARP Virginia and Fairfax County Government’s Silver Shield Task Force are coming together with top experts and law enforcement to present a free informational Scam Jam and ShredFest. This event will be held at the Fairfax County Government Center, located on 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA, 22035. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28.

Every day hundreds of local residents lose their hard earned dollars to fraud schemes. Protect yourself by learning from presenters discussing scams targeting Virginians, such as fake solicitor schemes, bogus investment deals, lottery scams, email fraud, the grandparent ruse and the latest identity theft shams.

The shred truck will be on-site from 8 a.m – noon. Your documents will be shredded free of charge. There is no quantity limit but please do not bring plastics or electronics.

Light refreshments and lunch will be served. Registration is required at or call 1-877-926-8300.