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Protecting Veterans

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Senate Hearing Focuses on Fraudsters Targeting Veterans

Those who served are urged to be alert to sham charities, bogus investment schemes and other crimes

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Report: VA Should Do More to Protect Vets From Scams

Veterans age 80 and older may be particularly vulnerable to fraud


Operation Protect Veterans

Date: November 11, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

Learn about scams that target Veterans and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from becoming victimized by scammers' tactics.

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Give Gift Cards to Friends and Family — Not Fraudsters

Crooks don't take a holiday as they zero in on easy, fast cash

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Federal Trade Commission Targets Stalkerware Apps

Some consumers unaware software was tracking their call history, texts and movements

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Don't Let a Scam Derail Your Holiday Travel

Fake rental listings, bogus websites ensnare unsuspecting consumers

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Impostors Claim Fraud, Then Run Off With Your Bank Cards

'Heartless' fraudsters alleged to commit 'horrible' crimes in Florida

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Avoiding Scams on Popular Social Media Networks

How crooks use these platforms to connect and steal your money or personal information


Learn how to spot and avoid common scams

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