Americans gave over $390 billion to charity in 2016. While government regulators say that most charities are legitimate, there are fundraisers that keep most of the money they raise. As you consider year-end giving, do your research. Check out charities at www.give.org or www.charitynavigator.org to make sure your money is going where it should and not into the pockets of scammers!
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reported that scammers are creating fake websites that look like known and trusted news sites to sell “brain booster” pills.
You are invited to an open house and fraud prevention demonstration at a People’s United Bank West Hartford and Norwalk branch on Tuesday, March 21, and Friday, March 24, respectively. Both events will start at 11 a.m.
(Boise) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden will speak on May 11 to thousands of AARP Idaho members to discuss fraud, identity theft and how to avoid becoming the next victim of a costly scam.
It’s batter up to steal bases and prevent identity theft when you stop by our booth in Washington Park on the Opening Day of Baseball in Cincinnati to take a keepsake photo, spin the wheel for fun gifts when you join the AARP Fraud Watch Network and get timely tips to fight fraud and identity theft.
Protect your identity and avoid fraud by safely shredding and recycling personal documents at free AARP Fraud Watch Network shred-a-thons on Saturday, October 24, at Wolfe Park in Columbus, and at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron.
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