AARP Telephone Town Hall on Imposter Scams



Full Event

Highlight Clips

FTC attorney Lisa Schifferle defines imposter and government imposter scams.
Lisa Schifferle and FTC Consumer Education Specialist Ari Lazarus answer a question about Caller ID spoofing.
Lisa and Ari provide best practices for when receiving unsolicited phone calls.


AARP National, along with experts from the Federal Trade Commission, hosted this Access Live event to discuss imposter scams. The hosts provided helpful information to consumers on how to detect and avoid these scams and explained methods of spoofing, including how caller ID’s appear. Other topics discussed on the call include the grant scams, technology scams and the grandparent scam.