Scams & Fraud

If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
Triple-digit temperatures and notoriously busy Dallas-Fort Worth traffic were no match for 1,074 citizens who attended an evening event featuring Frank W. Abagnale at the Eisemann Center in Richardson on August 15, sponsored by AARP.
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Legendary con artist turned FBI informant Frank Abagnale, whose exploits were featured in the Hollywood movie Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio, will be host a free event in Richardson, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 15 to teach attendees how to protect themselves against various forms of scams and ID thefts.
Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar.
Learn How to Avoid Their Scams at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar
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Holiday shopping season is in full swing. If you're like most Americans, you’ll do a significant amount of your shopping online. Unfortunately, there is a tradeoff for skipping the bustling crowds of last-minute shoppers at the mall in favor of checking off your gift list online while still wearing your pajamas. It’s OK, though!
Sign Up for Our Free Webinar on Avoiding Seasonal Fraud
Since April, new Medicare cards have been hitting mailboxes to combat fraud. The new cards replace the Social Security numbers with a Medicare number unique to each member. Though removing Social Security numbers is a step in the right direction to fight identity theft, con artists have been using this change as an opportunity to take advantage of unsuspecting Medicare members.
May marks Elder Abuse Prevention Month in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation aims to bring awareness to potential risks for older Texans, in the hopes of inspiring change in Texas.
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