AARP Fraud Watch Network

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AARP outlines ways to protect yourself from scams involving bogus charities and gift card swindles.
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AARP in Sioux Falls is helping South Dakota veterans protect themselves from identity theft and other fraud.
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Legendary con artist turned FBI informant Frank Abagnale, whose exploits were featured in the Hollywood movie Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio, will be host a free event in Richardson, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 15 to teach attendees how to protect themselves against various forms of scams and ID thefts.
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Delaware may be a small state, but it’s a big target for fraudsters. Scams resulted in losses of $2.6 million statewide, with a median loss of $313.
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AARP Iowa has a team of trained volunteers who are eager to protect older state residents from scams and fraud.
Beware of holiday scams!
During the holiday season, AARP Illinois is reminding members how to protect themselves from fraud and scams.
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Few things can be more annoying than answering the phone when you’re in the middle of something and then having the “person” on the line be another robot telemarketer telling you that someone has "stolen your credit card information." Unfortunately, these illegal telemarketing calls have our phones ringing more than ever and they’re costing victims of scammers millions of dollars each year.
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