The Federal Trade Commission’s 2020 fraud report showed a spike in reported scams in Oklahoma, driven in part by opportunists taking advantage of the COVID pandemic.
Join us for a free webinar series and learn how to see and stop scams, protect yourself from cyber crimes, and learn how to spot elder financial expolitation.
AARP Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Insurance Department, Oklahoma Department of Securities, the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office and the Oklahoma Banker’s Association will present a four-part fraud prevention webinar series. Topics include Medicare and healthcare fraud prevention, as well as information on relationship scams, cyber scams, investment, banking and securities fraud.
Learn to identify scams and avoid becoming a con artist’s victim by participating in AARP Oklahoma’s fraud prevention telephone town hall on Thursday, March 12, at 10 a.m.
AARP, The Oak Ridge Boys and the U.S. Justice Department Launch Public Service Announcement to Raise Awareness about Elder Fraud
The announcement, made October 4, unveiled a new public service announcement by The Oak Ridge Boys. The PSA focuses on the dangers of elder fraud and the importance of education.
Although robo-calls have been illegal for a decade (unless you have given the company permission to call you), the calls keep coming. Now, illegal robo-callers use a technique called “spoofing” to make it look like the number is local, matching not only your area code but your three-digit prefix.
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