identity theft

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Every Two Seconds, Someone’s Identity is Stolen. New Yorkers Can Fight Back Against Fraud at 20+ Shredding Events Across State
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Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money.  When it comes to fraud, vigilance is our number one weapon!  That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to arm Americans with the proven tools and resources they need to fight back against identity theft and scams.
By Andrea Atkins
AARP New York is hosting shredding events across the state this month as part of a national AARP effort called Operation Stop Scams. The events, which aim to prevent identity theft, are scheduled after tax season to allow for safe disposal of outdated financial statements.
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Strong Proposals to Fight ID Theft, Elder financial Exploitation, but Little Help for Middle Class to Save for Retirement, Care for Older Loved Ones
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3.5 M Could Miss Middle Class Retirement; AARP Urges State-Facilitated Workplace Retirement Savings Option; Backs Proposals to Fight Elder Financial Exploitation
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ALBANY, N.Y. - AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel released the following statement today in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to toughen penalties for identity theft and other cybercrimes:
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