fighting identity theft

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In an Era of Continuous Data Breaches, AARP Virginia Seeks to Empower Public with Simple Tips to Protect Sensitive Personal Information
Virginia Beach, Virginia – Virginia residents reported 7,656 cases of identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission during 2017, yet a new AARP survey finds that almost half of consumers ignore experts’ recommendations to regularly shred their sensitive financial records.
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Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money.  When it comes to fraud, vigilance is our number one weapon!  That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to arm Americans with the proven tools and resources they need to fight back against identity theft and scams.
Every 2 seconds someone's identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Join us to fight back against fraud at an AARP Fraud Watch Network Shred Fests in the Northwestern Ohio cities of Lima, Defiance and Toledo!
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Protecting yourself from fraud has never been more important. 
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New research shows Idaho ranks 34 th in the total number of identity thefts, fraud and other consumer complaints within the Gem State. That translates to just over 450 complaints per 100,000 residents.
A new survey from AARP says busy consumers relying on the convenience of public wireless networks to keep up-to-date on email, social networks, shopping and even their finances often put their sensitive personal information at risk.
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Enjoy time with family, friends and AARP at a Mahoning Valley Scrappers Game at Eastwood Field with tickets discounted for AARP members and households. These specially priced lower box tickets are $8 (normally $10) for the September 1st game against the State College Spikes. First Pitch is at 7:05 pm. Show us your AARP Card at our table on the concourse for a free gift (while supplies last) and for valuable information.
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