New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly. Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity. In the last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion of their hard-earned dollars to fraud, identity theft and scams.
The AARP Fraud Watch Network invites you to FREE Senior Fraud Conferences hosted by the Oklahoma Insurance Department across the state. The conferences begin at 8:30 AM and a complimentary breakfast will be provided. Sign up today to learn how to protect yourself, friends and families from frauds and scams. TO REGISTER CALL 1-800-763-2828 .
AARP has a group of volunteers from across the state who are trained to be “Fraud Fighters,” and are willing to provide valuable presentations to help protect North Dakotans from fraud and scams. The Fraud Fighters are equipped with resources and up-to-date information to help safeguard against identity theft and other scams.
In the “how low can you go” category, scammers often target veterans – either in direct scams offering bogus services, or in charity scams that closely mimic the names of legitimate organizations helping veterans and military families. Warn your loved ones of these top tricks:
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