RALEIGH -- AARP joined Attorney General Josh Stein today when he announced two wins for consumers: a temporary restraining order against an unlicensed contractor who was running a fraudulent contracting scheme and shutting down out-of-state robocallers in Texas.
Older North Carolinians are under the constant threat of fraud and scams. In 2020, there were over 67,000 reported cases of fraud in the state and residents lost $31.6 million to fraudulent activities. The AARP Fraud Watch Network can help you identify, avoid and report suspicious activity.
AARP is committed to keeping your finances safe from fraud this tax season. Before filing your tax returns, take a look at some tips and tricks to avoid scammers and keep your personal information protected: