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Fight Fraud

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AARP Michigan is working to empower you in the fight against fraud.

Every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity. In the last year alone, Americans lost $16 billion of their hard-earned dollars to fraud, identity theft and scams. Every year, thousands of Americans are impacted by fraud and scams – it's time to fight back and beat con artists at their own game.

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Upcoming Events

Fraud Watch Network workshops
We'll explain what identity theft is, help you avoid becoming a victim, and provide information on how to create a recovery plan if you are a victim. These events are free; pre-registration is required.

  • June 6 - East Lansing Public Library, East Lansing.  Reserve your seat.
  • June 12 - IM Sports East at Michigan State University, East Lansing.  Save your space.
  • August 13 - Jackson District Library, Carnegie Branch, Jackson.  RSVP here.

Operation Stop Scams: Shred Truck Events
Bring your old documents containing personal information to our mobile shredding truck for free disposal. Please be sure to bring paper products only!

  • June 13 - Delta Township District Library.  5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing.  1:00 to 3:00 pm.
  • June 16 - Zion Lutheran Church.  143 Albany Street, Ferndale.  9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • June 23 - Martin Luther King High School.  3200 E. Lafayette Street, Detroit.  9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • June 23 - Booker T. Dozier Recreation Center.  2025 Middlebelt Road, Inkster.  9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • July 28 - Second Ebenezer Church.  14601 Dequindre Road, Detroit.  9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
  • August 25 - Traverse City Senior Center, 801 East Front Street, Traverse City.  9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please check back to RSVP.

Can’t make it to one of our events?  Check out these tools and resources. 

  • Sign up for the AARP Fraud Watch Network and get the latest breaking scam alerts delivered right to your inbox.
  • Subscribe and listen to AARP’s new weekly podcast The Perfect Scam, which profiles America’s biggest scam stories and introduces listeners to compelling personal stories from scam victims and their families.
  • Check out our Scam-Tracking Map. Search the map to learn more about scams reported by people just like you and tell others when you’ve spotted a scam.
  • Are you a victim of a scam?  Call 877-908-3360 to share your story and receive assistance from our call center.
  • Find additional resources and information about how to protect yourself and your family here.

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