Did you know that every three seconds someone’s identity is stolen? One of the reasons why AARP was founded was to protect the financial security of older Americans. AARP is continuing that fight by kicking off a Georgia campaign to fight identity theft and fraud through its Fraud Watch Network Campaign. The AARP Fraud Watch Network is a campaign to fight identity theft and fraud and give you access to information to protect yourself and your family.
"By becoming part of the Fraud Watch Network, you can pass this knowledge on to others who might need it," says Charima Young, Associate State Director, Community Outreach, AARP Georgia. "We also train volunteers to coach their peers on how to avoid fraud. To become a volunteer or if you would like to schedule a workshop for your community you can contact our local office at 404-870-3785."
Signing up with the Fraud Watch Network will give you access to watch dog alerts, information about active scams, and resources about what to do to spot and avoid scams. It's free of charge for everyone – members, non-members, and people of all ages. Get watch dog alerts by signing up: aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork
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