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Scams & Fraud

AARP steps up to protect consumers against scammers by working with industry leaders and the White House.
Criminals love to impersonate big businesses and the bigger the better. One of the largest targets of impostor scams last year was Amazon. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 44,000 reports about scammers using Amazon's name were filed last year, with $19 million reported lost. Here are two of the latest versions of an Amazon impostor scam to be on the lookout for.
Tips to watch for summer door-to-door sales scams
AARP Real Possibilities by AARP Michigan is a weekly TV show airing every Tuesday on ABC 53 in Lansing and Jackson at 9:00 am and ABC 4 West Michigan at noon.
Join AARP California, the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation, and guest speakers throughout the month of August for Scam Chat Wednesdays - weekly virtual presentations that cover the latest scams and offer guidance on keeping your personal and financial information secure and protected. 
AARP Arkansas is teaming up with AARP Wisconsin are teaming up to host a series of FREE webinars about fraud in the heartland called Slam the Scam.
Summer is officially here, which means door-to-door sales crews are too. But buyer beware because what they’re selling isn’t always legit.
Team up with AARP Ohio and the Akron RubberDucks to hit a grand slam against scam. Enter to win a luxury suite for 20 people at the Aug. 30 game with the Bowie Baysox.
Our next meeting will be August 8th, 2024 and we are going to learn how to stay safe from Social Security scams!
Learn how to spot and avoid scams with three upcoming classes in Oklahoma City.
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