The AARP Fraud Watch Network is a free resource for all. With AARP as your partner, you’ll learn how to proactively spot scams, get guidance from our fraud specialists if you’ve been targeted, and feel more secure knowing that we advocate at the federal, state, and local levels to protect consumers and enforce the law.
If you've been targeted by scams or fraud, you are not alone. Our trained fraud specialists provide support and guidance on what to do next and how to avoid scams in the future. The AARP Fraud Helpline, 877-908-3360, is free and available to anyone.
AARP fights for consumers by advocating for laws and regulations to stop scams and shut down fraud attempts. We also provide a voice to consumer concerns and help shape the public discussion on fraud.
Fraud expert Kathy Stokes says AARP has launched a special campaign to crack down on gift cards used as payment in scams.
— Detroit Free Press / 4/16/2021
The coronavirus pandemic has been a boom for scammers. AARP’s Amy Nofziger explains what to do if you’ve been targeted.
— BBC News / 4/16/2021
The AARP Fraud Watch Network works with industry, federal regulators, law enforcement and other nonprofits to help deliver the message of fraud prevention. Current partners include: