Oklahomans can avoid letting a grinch ruin this holiday season, thanks to a gift from AARP.
“Twelve Days of Holiday Scams,” a series of videos produced by AARP volunteer Fraud Fighters, are being posted one per day on Facebook, Dec. 1-12. Each video draws attention to a different scam. AARP Oklahoma and the state Office of Attorney General are promoting the series, which will remain online all month.
Many con artists target the holiday season because it’s a time when people may be more generous and less scrupulous about choosing charities. Besides bogus fundraising, scammers peddle counterfeit merchandise as holiday gifts.
To view the 12 videos, go to facebook.com/aarpok.