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The AARP Fraud Resource Center can help you spot and avoid common scams. Visit today!

Spotlight on Government Impostor Scams

Older people are targeted everyday by telephone scams which continue to rise.

Social Security Scammers Tried to Swindle a Fraud Expert

Here’s what happened and how to prevent a scam from happening to you

Timothy Camus shares tips on how to avoid scams

Meet the Lawman Who Went After IRS Impostors

Timothy P. Camus has advice for Older Americans, after years of pursuing scammers


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Protect Yourself from the IRS Phone Scam

Scammers have stolen millions from the IRS phone scam alone

Fraud prevention tip: Report the scam to Medicare

Tips to Prevent Medicare Scams and Identity Theft

The FTC and AARP join forces to help prevent fraudsters from stealing your personal data

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Inside the IRS Shut Down of a Phony Call Center

We breakdown how con artists used the IRS name to scam people out of millions


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SSA Warns of Increase in Telephone Scams

New PSA campaign cites impersonators using scare tactics to cheat victims

In the News

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4 Industries That Are Protecting Your Personal Data

How companies like Facebook and Mastercard are using the latest technology to fight fraud

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New Tools for Fighting ID Theft

How facial recognition and heart-rate scanning will become the norm for verifying your identity

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Experts Share Latest Fraud-Fighting Tactics

Law enforcement officials answer questions and reveal trends

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A Guide to Preventing Fraud

15 ways to prevent identity theft and protect your personal data

Episode 28 Dr. Rotten: Can Medicare Fraud give your cancer? Part 2 - The Perfect Scam

Whistleblowers Risk It All to Expose Medicare Fraud

In part 2 of the Farid Fata case, concerned employees dig deeper into Fata's phony treatments


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