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Survey of Connecticut Residents Part of AARP Campaign Raising Awareness of Impostor Scams
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Specific Survey of Connecticut Residents Part of AARP Campaign Raising Awareness of Most Common Seasonal Scams
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Consumer fraud schemes escalate each year during the holidays, and a new research report, “Seasons Cheatings,” from the AARP Fraud Watch Network finds that a significant number of consumers are at risk of becoming victimized by common seasonal scams.
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AARP in Houston outlines ways to spot suspicious emails and swindlers on Facebook, among other ways to protect yourself from holiday scams, on its monthly podcast.
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AARP Mobile is helping our friends and neighbors fight Identity Theft by holding a free document shredding event this Saturday, November 16. The event will be held 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Via Health, Fitness and Enrichment Center located at 1717 Dauphin St in Mobile.
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Small businesses are increasingly becoming targets of scammers. One of the best ways to keep your business and customer base safe is to stay informed about the different techniques used by people who try to take advantage of small companies. This is especially important for New England small businesses, since many of the states in the Northeast, including Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine, are among states where the most small businesses are created (per capita).
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