Consumers, take note! Next Thursday, November 15 the Financial Fraud Institute will be holding a free fraud presentation with experts from federal and local law enforcement and regulatory agencies. They will outline steps to spot and avoid fraud, as well as provide information about what to do if you believe you have been the target of a scam. Register here or call 801-579-6191 to reserve your seat, as space in limited.
Join AARP Hawaii for a Telephone Town Hall and Facebook live featuring identity theft expert Frank Abagnale on Wednesday Oct. 18 at 1:30 p.m.
On November 23-24, 1985, Egyptair Flight 648, bound for Cairo, was taken by three armed hijackers shortly after take-off from Athens. The terrorists were members of the Abu Nidal Organization (ANO), a splinter group of the PLO. There were 89 passengers and 6 crew members on board.
WILMINGTON -- Want to be a more savvy consumer and help fight crime in a changing world? AARP, Cape Fear Council of Governments, Cape Fear Elder Abuse Prevention Network and law enforcement partners are hosting "Modern Crimes for Modern Times," an extensive workshop to help you identify and protect yourselves from the latest scams.
Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Join us for a discussion about how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family.
Consumers reported losing $1.7 billion to scams and frauds in 2014, according to an annual review released by the Federal Trade Commission. That figure is likely a fraction of actual losses, since many people never report their victimization.
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