Fraud Watch Network

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AARP Alabama warns about scams targeting Medicare beneficiaries and offers tips for protection
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Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with tips and resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. Our watchdog alerts will keep you up to date on con artists’ latest tricks. It’s free of charge for everyone: AARP members, non-members, and people of all ages. Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam. Report scams to local law enforcement. Contact the AARP Fraud Watch Network at www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork for more information on fraud prevention.
Scam Jam
AARP Kansas is helping residents avoid falling victim to the latest scams by offering fraud prevention presentations to community groups.
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Deep within the Internet is the Dark Web, a space where criminals can anonymously buy and sell illegal goods and private information. Known as the “Original Internet Godfather,” Brett Johnson created one of the dark web’s first online stores where criminals bought stolen credit cards, Social Security numbers, drugs and guns. After serving seven years in prison, Brett turned his back on criminal enterprise and became a consultant for the Secret Service and the cybersecurity industry.
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For many of us, our lives are increasingly lived online. We connect with family and friends on social media. We work online, and play online. We shop online for everything from coffee creamer to cars. Many of us do much if not all of our financial transactions online.
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Did you know? This simple step can help to protect your identity - for free!
Shredding
Scams and frauds are on the rise, but Mainers can take active steps to protect themselves and their families.  AARP Maine is once again collaborating with community partners to host free shredding events.  All of our events will also include safe disposal of your unwanted or expired medications.  Please join us and bring your friends and family!
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Join AARP Nebraska and the FCC for a Fraud Forum
Frank Abagnale
He was an accomplished con man whose tale became a major motion picture (Catch Me If You Can).
Medicare
With Government Imposter Scams skyrocketing in recent months, AARP Alabama Seeks to Empower Alabamians with These Simple Tips
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