Scams & Fraud

AARP
AARP Mississippi invites you to a virtual event called, Preventing Financial Exploitation Of The Elderly, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17. To register for this online event, click here.
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Insurance fraud has existed for as long as insurance has been around. It costs businesses billions of dollars each year – an expense then passed to consumers in higher premiums. While older adults are the most vulnerable to fraud, scammers can be charming and aggressive enough to get anyone to give them money.
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Scammers steal billions of dollars from unsuspecting consumers every year. The impact on victims and their families can be financially and emotionally devastating, especially for older Americans.
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Learn the tricks con artists use online and how to stay safe
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This week, AARP volunteers from North Carolina were joined by volunteers from other states and national experts in outreach as they conducted Facebook event as well as a "Fraud University" to better educate people about the wide array of frauds and scams that target older adults.
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Social Security imposter scam calls have turned into the most common scam of 2020.
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Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Attorney General Dana Nessel join AARP Michigan for a telephone town hall and a televised interview. Voters should feel confident that the election will be safe and the results accurate, they said.
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Get the latest info on scams and how to avoid them
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Financial exploitation is the most common form of elder abuse in the U.S., and the average victim loses $120,000. We also know this crime is severely under-reported.
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Scammers are always looking to capture people’s personal information, and Social Security numbers are highly valuable.
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