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Scams & Fraud

As part of AARP Georgia's commitment to empowering and safeguarding our community, we've compiled five essential tips to help you protect yourself against fraud.
ATLANTA, Georgia — In the latest episode of ‘Nothing But a Number,’ we embarked on an eye-opening exploration into the duplicitous world of romance scams. Hosted by Senior Associate State Director of Advocacy and Outreach at AARP Georgia, Hilary Williams Thomas, this episode features a compelling conversation with Kate Kleinart, a brave survivor of a romance scam.
Joe Gavalis and Dan Flynn each spent their careers in law enforcement going after hard-core criminals, including some in organized crime. Now retirees, the two Georgians are using their combined 75-plus years of experience to take on elder abuse.
After four decades as a smart-money, anti-fraud crusader, Clark Howard, who turns 68 this month, isn't slowing down. He talks with the AARP Bulletin about money, work, health and retirement.
Georgia consumers reported $158 million in fraud losses in 2022, according to FTC data.
AARP Georgia is teaming up with some of the state’s most popular athletes to promote AARP’s Fraud Watch Network.
AARP Georgia and four members of the national champion University of Georgia football team have come together to help Georgians stay safe from fraud and scams through releasing a video promoting the organization’s Fraud Watch Network (FWN).
AARP is committed to keeping your finances safe from fraud this tax season. Before filing your tax returns, take a look at some tips and tricks to avoid scammers and keep your personal information protected:
Unfortunately, there are many who target those who have served our country.
As coronavirus scams multiply, DOJ issues tips to recognize and avoid them
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