AARP Fraud Watch Network

CoronaVirus Scam
As the world is rallying to combat the spread of COVID-19, people are looking for ways to protect themselves. But lurking in the shadows are scammers seeking to take advantage of this situation.
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The winter holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but don’t let the festivities distract you from con artists, fraudsters and holiday scams.
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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.
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Hurricane Harvey had barely stopped howling and Houston was still flooded when officials began hearing complaints of fraud targeting victims of the monster storm’s fury.
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It’s the season for severe storms in Texas, and AARP is alerting consumers about potential home repair ripoffs and other scams following natural disasters.
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