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Once, Twice, Three Times a Fraud Victim

AARP report explores chronic victimization — and ways to fight it


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.


6 Things to Know About Fake Unemployment Websites

Beware unsolicited texts or emails encouraging you to apply for jobless benefits online

5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Privacy, Devices

The internet may be looking at, listening to your online activities

Social Security Impostor Complaints Shatter Record

More than 700,000 victims report being hit up by phony government officials

Tax Scams

Beware of Phony Tax Preparers

This season is a field day for scammers looking to take advantage of you

Protect Yourself from IRS Scam Calls

Beware of scammers mentioning an unpaid tax bill, asking for payment immeadiately

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

Pandemic Proves to Be Fertile Ground for Identity Thieves

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

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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