Scams & Fraud

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Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity?
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North Dakota residents who want to help their neighbors connect with elected officials or teach others how to avoid the latest scams can sign up for one-day advocacy and fraud-fighter training sessions with AARP this fall.
Scam Alert
Here’s one more way to protect yourself from fraud and scams. Watch the AARP North Dakota fraud segment on North Dakota Today at approximately 9:50 a.m. every third Thursday of the month. Our next appearance is September 19.
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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!
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In July AARP North Dakota was fortunate to host the world’s leading expert on fraud and scams in Fargo, where he spoke to about 1,000 people. Abagnale also participated in a telephone town hall with thousands of North Dakotans that day. You can listen to that conversation here.
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Do you want to make a difference for others right where you live?
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What’s the best way to protect yourself from con artists’ latest tricks? Learn how a scam works. What’s the best way to do that? Go to the source.
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Starting in April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare, including 126,000 in North Dakota.
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In the wake of the Equifax data breach, volunteers trained to help consumers avoid scams are prepared to speak to community groups in North Dakota.
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AARP North Dakota has joined forces with the AARP Fraud Watch Network and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service for Operation Protect Veterans -- a campaign to warn those who have served in the military about scams and fraud schemes that target veterans. The major educational campaign will reach out to veterans in communities across North Dakota and nationwide.
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