Skip to content

Are you a military veteran or family member trying to work through the maze of benefit programs? Help is available.

Fraud Watch Network banner

Get Watchdog Alerts

Sign up to get the latest breaking scam alerts delivered right to your inbox

Free Webinar

Protection from Holiday Frauds & Scams

Part 1: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 7:00 p.m. ET

Part 2: Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:00 p.m. ET

Learn how to protect your wallet and your identity from holiday scammers by attending this free two-part Q&A.

Register Now

Spot a Scam?

Check out our scam-tracking map to learn what to watch out for and warn others

Veterans Scams

Fake Charities Exploiting Support for Veterans

Federal and state authorities take action against groups that cash in off your donations

How to Make Sure a Veterans Charity Is Not a Scam

Use these expert tips to get informed before you make a donation

9 Ways Con Artists Target Veterans

Let us help you protect yourself from scams that target veterans and your guaranteed benefits

Latest Fraud News

How to Fight Fraud the Cheap Way

Here are some no-cost or low-cost ways to stay ahead of growing scam threats

FTC Halts Massive 'Sanctuary Belize' Real-Estate Scam 

Scheme targeting retirees cost victims more than $100 million

Beware of Medicare Open Enrollment Scammers

Five tips to help you avoid being taken advantage of as you shop for medical coverage

Watch Out for the Secret Shopping Scam

If anyone ever asks you to deposit a check and then wire or send money, you can bet it’s a scam

Scammers Use Popular Video Game to Cheat Consumers

Beware of sites that offer discounts on the game’s accessories

How Companies Are Tracking Your Data

Businesses and others are regularly gathering information about you — whevever you are

Your Membership

Protect Yourself

Stop Spam Calls

Turn that flood of unsolicited calls seeking to rip you off into a trickle

Know Your Fraud Lingo

It seems that every week a new scam is borne. Test your fraud lingo knowledge

Stay Up-To-Date

Listen to professional con artists and their victims discuss the latest frauds


Today's Hot Topics

    View More
    Skip Google Map Content

    In Your City

    Your City Name

    Enter address, city, state, or ZIP code.

    Hide Filter Results
    Filter Results
    Distance (in miles)

      AARP In Your State

      Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you.