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Twin Enemies Vex U.S. Troops: Fraud and Identity Theft

Active-duty personnel, veterans and reserve forces targeted by scammers

Veterans: Stay Safe From COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

Criminals continue to capitalize on coronavirus pandemic

Pandemic Proves to Be Fertile Ground for Identity Thieves

Number of identity theft cases more than doubled in 2020 from 2019, FTC report finds

Owner of Social Catfish Breaks Down Online Dating Scams

David McClellan shares how to spot fake photos, bios and more when you meet someone online


Fraudcast: Impostor Scams

Date: March 18, 2021

Time: 7:00pm ET & 7:00pm PT

Stay up to date on impostor scams by joining AARP and learn how to spot, avoid and report them.


Coronavirus Scams

10 Red-Hot COVID Scams Vexing Older Americans

Frauds have evolved, so watch out for latest threats

Don't Flaunt Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card on Facebook

Revealing sensitive personal data on social media can trigger identity theft

Scams Spike on Instagram, Other Social Media Sites

Online shopping frauds a top complaint to FTC as pandemic emerged

8 Tips to Scam-Proof Your Life During COVID-19

Crooks capitalizing on the crisis want your cash and personal data

COVID-19 Vaccine Scams Rise Amid Nationwide Rollout

Fraudsters prey on people eager for hard-to-get coronavirus vaccinations

Stimulus Check Scams

This Is What a Real Treasury Check Looks Like

Secret Service reveals security features to deter fraud

Fake Stimulus Checks Drive Traffic to Used-Car Sale

Federal lawsuit alleges deceptive and illegal tactics

First Fraud Charges Involving Stimulus Loans Filed

Feds allege men schemed to get relief money




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