Protect Yourself from Emerging Scams

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Mark Fetterhoff discussed what the Fraud Watch Network is as well as new and emergent scams.
Sally Westlake discussed scams that the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation is seeing.
The hosts discussed if COVID has made it harder or easier for scammers to create more types of scams.

About

AARP California hosted this Access Live event to discuss ways to protect against new and emerging scams. The event featured Sally Westlake, Targeted Outreach Specialist for the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation and Mark Fetterhoff, Senior Advisor for the AARP Fraud Watch Network. The hosts identified how to spot scams and how to manage unsolicited phone calls. There was specific discussion about Amazon scams, utility scams, and the safest ways to use credit cards.