Holiday shopping season is here, and that presents plenty of opportunities for scammers to spoil your celebrations. They are more than willing to use the joyous mood to get into your wallet. But with a little preparation and vigilance, you can cut down on the threat of becoming a scam victim.
AARP Louisiana State President Bobby Savoie, warns of scam that involves receiving text or email messages from someone misrepresenting themselves as your boss and asking you to render them a favor.
The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
Every two second’s someone’s identity is stolen. Last year, 16.7 million Americans were victimized by identity fraud. Shredding sensitive documents that you no longer need is one way to protect yourself, and the AARP Fraud Watch Network is here to help you make that happen.
Tax season is a good time to get rid of unwanted documents to keep scammers from stealing your identity and money. AARP Louisiana offers two free shredding events next month.
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