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AARP AARP States Idaho Money

As Fraud Grows, Learn How to Keep Your Money Safe


AARP Idaho will offer tips on how to protect yourself from fraud as part of a telephone town hall with a federal official who has worked for decades ferreting out scams and deceptive and unfair business practices.

Charles Harwood, director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Northwest Region, will join Lupe Wissel, AARP Idaho state director, on the call.

The program is set for 12 p.m. MT, Thursday, Aug. 24. Participants will be able to ask questions live.

Harwood will spotlight the latest local and statewide scams that victimize thousands of Idahoans each year, and he will provide advice and strategies to help you avoid being victimized.

To listen to the telephone town hall, call 866-767-0637. Visit for more ways to join the conversation.

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