AARP ElderWatch

EVENTS CALENDAR

Join us at any of these events to learn how to recognize, refuse and report fraud and scams and to protect yourself from financial exploitation.

Black Forest - Fight Fraud, Shred Instead! (FREE!)

Saturday, June 10, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Black Forest Lutheran Church

12455 Black Forest Road

Colorado Springs, CO 80908

 

Take a step to prevent identity theft by shredding personal and financial documents you no longer need. Three boxes or paper bags will be accepted per vehicle. Please no three-ring binders. Nonperishable food and donations will be accepted for Black Forest Cares food pantry.

 

Fort Collins - Fight Fraud, Shred Instead! (FREE!)

Saturday, September 9, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Public Service Credit Union

2503 Research Blvd.

Fort Collins, CO 80526

 

Take a step to prevent identity theft by shredding personal and financial documents you no longer need. One large garbage bag or 3 boxes will be accepted per vehicle. Donations will also be accepted for the local food bank.

 

Denver - Fight Fraud, Shred Instead! (FREE!)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Windsor Gardens

595 S. Clinton St.

Denver, CO 80247

 

Take a step to prevent identity theft by shredding personal and financial documents you no longer need. One large garbage bag or 3 boxes will be accepted per vehicle. Donations will also be accepted for the local food bank.

 

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Report Fraud:
1-800-222-4444,
option 2

 

AARP Toll-free Nationwide:
888-OUR-AARP
(888-627-2277)

Toll-free TTY
877-434-7598

Report fraud or financial exploitation at 1-800-222-4444, option 2

GET INVOLVED

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PRESENTATIONS

Help raise awareness of fraud and scams by scheduling a presentation. For more information, email your contact information to Mark Fetterhoff.

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VOLUNTEER

Help others recognize, refuse and report fraud by volunteering with us. For more information, email your contact information to Mark Fetterhoff.

RESOURCES

AARP Fraud Watch Network

Sign up for watchdog alerts to protect yourself and your loved ones. Learn More »

Colorado Attorney General

File a consumer complaint and learn more about resources in Colorado. Learn More »

FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center

Learn about scams targeting older Americans and report these crimes. Learn More »

Federal Trade Commission

Avoid identity theft and other scams and know how to report them. Learn More »

FINRA Investor Education Foundation

Visit the fraud center to learn about investment fraud and how to avoid it. Learn More »

About Elderwatch

AARP Foundation ElderWatch engages hundreds of volunteers each year to help older consumers recognize, refuse and report fraud and scams. This website provides additional information and tools to help protect consumers against financial exploitation.