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3 Signs You're Being Scammed (& what to do about it)


$28 Billion is lost to elder fraud scams each year. (AARP) The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (acfe.com) & Customized Aging want to help you STOP SCAMS.

3 Signs You're Being Scammed (& what to do about it)

  1. You're Told: Act Immediately Imposters want you to act before you have time to think, and may pretend to be a relative, a corporation, or a government agency.

  2. You're Asked for Personal Information or PIN numbers Never give out personal information when contacted unexpectedly

  3. You're Asked to Pay in an Unusual Way Be wary when asked to pay in an unusal manner, such as crypto currency, wire transfer, gift card or payment app.

WHAT TO DO? If you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, experienced suspicious activity or have a question about common scams, please call the Senate Committee on Aging's toll free Fraud Hotline at 855-303-9470, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST.

MORE RESOURCES: AARP Fraud Watch Network: www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork Better Business Bureau (BBB): https://www.bbb.org/scamtracker Federal Trade Commission (FTC): https://consumer.ftc.gov/ features/scam-alerts FBI Internet Crimes Complaint System: ic3.gov USA.gov: https://www.usa.gov/commonscams-frauds Senate Committee on Aging - Fraud Information Book Victim Support: Victim Connect Resource Center: https://victimconnect.org/








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