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Protecting Yourself from Scams

AARP Live Returns January 23rd With Advice on Protecting Yourself from Scams

Ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? AARP Live returns January 23 rd with a program that will help you learn how to spot a fraud and important advice on how you can protect yourself from getting scammed.

Tune in at 8 p.m. MTN on the RFD-TV network or online at:

AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel will tell us about the latest frauds making the rounds and the top scams you should watch out for in 2014. We’ll also hear from Nancy Mahoney, an AARP Foundation ElderWatch volunteer in Colorado, who has helped scam victims across the country. AARP Vermont State Director Greg Marchildon and RFD-TV News Director Mark Oppold will also be part of the discussion.

PLUS, find out how you can join AARP’s Fraud Watch Network to receive watchdog alerts on con artists’ latest tricks and take a light-hearted look at a television infomercial that’s just too good to be true.

Do you have a creative way to get a telemarketer off the phone? Call the show live at:1-877-731-6733 or post your best “telemarketer hang up” technique on the AARP Facebook page. You can also tweet your telemarketer stories to @AARP Live or use #askaarplive.

Don’t miss AARP Live at 8 p.m. MTN  Thursday, January 23 rd on the RFD-TV network.

RFD-TV, can be found on DirecTV Channel 345 and Dish Network Channel 231, or  search for RFD-TV in your area.  Don’t get RFD-TV? No problem. You can also  watch on the web or via  Facebook.  If you miss the show,  watch highlights on-line.

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