Scams & Fraud
Scammers are adept at manipulating the latest technological advances to commit their crimes. These days it’s happening in the world of artificial intelligence – commonly known as AI.
Seventy-five-year-old Army veteran Lester Rodgers, Jr. lives in Chatham County on a fixed income. When his wife passed away, he worried that he would not have enough money to keep his home.
Si hay algo que todo el mundo debe entender, es que los “estafadores” son delincuentes profesionales, expertos en el arte de la manipulación y que nadie es inmune a ellos. Estos ladrones se aprovechan de personas de cualquier edad; de hecho, el 41% de las personas que informaron una pérdida por fraude a la Comisión Federal de Comercio el año pasado tenían menos de 30 años. Entonces, ¿qué puede hacer una víctima de fraude?
If there is one thing everyone should understand, it’s that “scammers” are career criminals skilled at the art of manipulation and no one is immune. These crooks target people of any age; in fact, 41% of those who reported a fraud loss to the Federal Trade Commission last year were under the age of 30. So, what can a person do if they experience fraud?
AARP Arkansas is proud to promote and participate with the Arkansas Attorney General's Office at their 2023 Elder Abuse Conference in Hot Springs.
On May 24, AARP celebrated the signing of SB 770, Residential Loan Alternative Agreements, into law. This will protect homeowners from the predatory practice of filing unfair real estate fee agreements in property records, known as Non-Title Record Agreements for Personal Service (NTRAPS). The purchase of a home is often the most important investment a person will make, and this new law will provide additional safeguards to ensure this investment is protected against predatory business practices like NTRAPS.
Ya está aquí la primavera y con el tiempo cálido aumentan las reparaciones en el hogar. Desafortunadamente, los contratistas deshonestos están al acecho de los propietarios que buscan reparaciones de primavera. El fraude cometido por contratistas y las estafas de mejoras en el hogar pueden costar miles de dólares a los propietarios y resultar en una mano de obra deficiente, proyectos sin terminar o incluso daños en sus hogares.
Spring has sprung and with warmer weather comes home repairs. Unfortunately, shady contractors are out there looking homeowners in the market for spring repairs. Contractor fraud and home improvement scams can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and leave them with shoddy workmanship, unfinished projects, or even damage to their homes.
Contractor fraud and home improvement scams can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and leave them with shoddy workmanship, unfinished projects, or even damage to their homes.
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