— Technology is at a level that people hundreds of years ago would have never imagined. With this new level of tech comes more and more ways to breach your personal security. Companies with millions of dollars in assets and products have even fallen victim to data breaches and loss of information. Protecting your digital identity is becoming ever important. AARP Maryland and the AARP Fraud Watch Network launched a campaign to raise the awareness of identity theft risks and educate …

— This article will be updated as more Fraud Watch events are added! Below is the current list as of June 16, 2016. Every year, thousands of Americans are impacted by fraud and scams through telephone calls, mail, e-mail, and digital advertisements. However,  you can beat con artists at their own game by joining the AARP Fraud Watch Network and attending one of our many Maryland Fraud Watch Events listed here:     AARP Shred Event, Ocean Pines Library, Berlin, MD Saturday, June …

— Financial exploitation of older Americans is the “crime of the 21st century,” according to the National Council on Aging. Scammers often target older people who typically have been working and saving for decades. As part of its ongoing efforts to fight fraud, AARP in Maryland is encouraging members to bring a box or bag of documents with sensitive information to this free, community shredding event! Registration is NOT required to attend, and there is NO limit on the amount of sensitive …