— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Nevada. We hope you’ll join us! 

— Sign Up for Our Free Webinar on Avoiding Seasonal Fraud Seasons Cheatings: Protecting Yourself from Holiday Frauds & Scams Part 1: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 4 p.m. PT Part 2: Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4 p.m. PT The holidays are coming—and so are the holiday scammers. Keep your money out of their hands by attending AARP’s free, two-part online question and answer event. You’ll learn how these criminals work, so you can protect you and yours from the sneakiest frauds …

— Join our series of online Q&A sessions to learn how to avoid them. Stay Safe from Common Scams Part 1: IRS Imposter Scam — Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 4 – 4:30 p.m. PT Part 2: Medicare Card Scam — Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4– 4:30 p.m. PT Ads & Scams — Trends, Tips and Tools from the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT Fraud and scams seem to be everywhere these days. Take …

Steve Falcon AARP Nevada Bootlegger Bistro

— Join AARP Nevada with the wild wonderings of hypnotist Steve Falcon as he demonstrates just how memorizing scammers can be! Then learn how to protect yourself with the professional insight of the FBI. This event is part of the work of the AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network. The event will be held at one of Las Vegas’ favorite local restaurants, The Bootlegger Bistro. It promises to be a night of entrancing fun, fabulous food, and fascinating facts. There is a …

Operation Protect Veterans AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network

— AARP Nevada today announced that it is joining 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 Nevada and nationwide. With a new AARP survey showing that veterans are frequently targeted by scam artists and victimized twice as often as …

Veterans Scams AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network

— Despite their individual sacrifices for our nation, Veterans are increasingly becoming the target of scammers bent on using their service to rip off our men and women who served. As we honor those who have served our country this Veterans Day, know that scammers go to great lengths to target their money, their benefits, and their commitment to current and former soldiers. How It Works: Targeting veterans can take many forms: The Cash for Benefits Scheme: Predatory lenders target veterans …

Frank Abagnale AARP Nevada

— Famed scammer-turned-FBI consultant speaks to a packed crowd in Las Vegas Frank Abagnale knows a thing or two about crooks – he used to be one. Most Americans know Abagnale from the movie made about his life of crime, the Steven Spielberg film Catch Me if You Can. Yet it is Abagnale’s 40+ year work as a fraud consultant and expert with the FBI that is his true legacy. Stopping in Las Vegas for an AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network …

Frank Abagnale Las vegas

— For over four decades, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists and now he’s coming to Las Vegas on September 14 from 6-8pm to help learn how to spot and avoid scams to protect our families. As one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents, Abagnale recently has joined forces with AARP as the AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador. Between the ages of 16 and 21, Abagnale successfully posed as …

home repair fraud

— The summer months are prime time for home repair scams. The general ruse involves someone coming to your door and offering to do work on your home, typically at a big discount. How it works: A con artist representing himself as a contractor comes to your door and claims he has just finished a job for a neighbor. Since he’s in the neighborhood, he’ll say, you can get work done at a steep discount. Only he will demand payment upfront, …

— AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network again provides free presentations to help those throughout the state protect themselves against fraud. Fraud is a subject that never goes out of style, unfortunately. But you don’t have to be a victim of fraud. Educate and protect yourself against crooks and criminals by attending one of AARP Nevada’s Fraud Watch Network presentations at your closest Clark County Library location. The free sessions continue during the hot summer, once per month, and give attendees practical …

aarp fraud watch network

— The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to consumers in Las Vegas with an “Operation: Stop Scams” shredding event to be held at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino parking lot on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. “Many Americans clear out and discard their obsolete financial documents at the end of the tax-filing season in April.  Our shredding events in dozens of communities provide a convenient and safe way for people to destroy this sensitive paperwork,” said Nancy …