Scams & Fraud

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Learn more about AARP ND's fraud activities and find out what to watch for through stories shared.
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When Michael V. was scammed out of several hundred dollars online, he decided to share his story to help others.
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AARP North Dakota has skilled volunteers available to provide in-person presentations throughout the state. Our speakers provide FREE presentations that address the issues that matter most to North Dakotans. If you are interested in requesting a speaker, please fill out this form. Our speakers are ready to present to a range of groups including community organizations, private businesses, houses of worship, senior centers and others.
Scam Alert
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning North Dakotans of a recent increase in the number of people reporting scam calls claiming that their Social Security number had been compromised. Unfortunately, several people have fallen victim to the scam.
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Hear from Tony Aukland with the N.D. Information Technology Department
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Nearly four million people are being sent their Economic Impact Payment by prepaid debit card, instead of paper check. The determination of which taxpayers receive a debit card was made by the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, another part of the U.S. Treasury Department that works with the IRS to handle distribution of the payments.
Scam Alert
Scam artists are profiting from unsuspecting elderly North Dakotans during this time of social distancing and social isolation, warned Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
Scam Alert
The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 or coronavirus-related office closures. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will not suspend or discontinue benefits because their offices are closed.
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Featuring FBI Special Agent Frank Gasper of Bismarck
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Here's the March issue of the AARP North Dakota newsletter.
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