Scams & Fraud

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The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
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You are invited to the Peninsula Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) Council 24th Annual Senior Safety Summit on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.  This year’s theme is “Safely Surviving the 21st Century”
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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!
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Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
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Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar.
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Where could you learn how to avoid scams and frauds, have your personal documents shredded, dispose of unwanted prescription medicines, search for unclaimed money – and get free snacks and lunch?
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Join us for a free fraud fighting event
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The 2019 Senior Awareness Day will be held on April 30, 2019 from 9:00 to 2:00 at Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg.  There will be workshops and educational booths, as well as entertainment and food--all free and open to the public with no advance registration required.  The event is sponsored by the Departments of Social Services in Amherst, Appomattox, Lynchburg and Campbell County, and Campbell County Recreation Department.
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Learn How to Avoid Their Scams at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar
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