Top 5 Scams and How To Avoid Them



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Cristina Miranda explained how to get scammers to quit calling.
Cristina discussed what credit cards are the safest to make online purchases.
Kathy Stokes is asked if the police department is able to trace scam calls.


AARP National hosted this Access Live event to connect with members to discuss the top 5 scams and how to avoid them. Joining the call were experts from AARP and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) including Cristina Miranda, Federal Trade Commission, Kevin Craiglow, AARP Director and Program Design for AARP Turnkey Programs, Derek McGinty, news anchor and television journalist, and Kathy Stokes, Director of Fraud Prevention Programs for AARP. The guest speakers provided valuable information on how to spot fraud and scams and spoke about how scammers prey upon veterans and target seniors with a wide variety of scams.