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September 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
One event on September 26, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on October 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm
September 12, 26 | Thursday | 10:00 – 11:30 am
October 3 | Thursday | 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Learn how to protect yourself from fraud, scams, identity theft and false advertising in this three-part series:
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September 12 – Common Frauds and Scams
Predators perpetrate frauds because it’s easy, highly profitable and very low risk. Victims of all ages are being taken in by cybercrimes and other scams that have been around for years, but are becoming more complex. We’ll cover the most common frauds, solicitation and extortion scams, current trends – and what we as consumers should know and do.
September 26 – Identity Theft
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. With stolen information, perpetrators can open credit cards and other accounts in your name. Your information can be used to obtain health benefits and Social Security numbers. Learn about types of identity theft and prevention.
October 3 – Health Claims and Advertising Lures
As primary consumers of health care, we are aggressively targeted by manufacturers of dietary supplements and by companies whose products sound too good to be true. Free trial offers sound great – until you try to cancel them. Is a product is really as great as it claims? Learn how to be a discerning consumer.