AARP Idaho Fraud Watch Network

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She shared her advice about charity scams for veterans.
Is there a strategy to help prevent you from answering their questions?
Is she in danger if she entered her email address then realized it was a scam, and can they retrieve any personal information?

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AARP held a live, interactive Vekeo event for their members in Idaho with guest speakers Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, and Chief of Consumer and Protection Brett DeLange to discuss ways to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud. The guest speakers gave examples of the most current scams that are happening like the IRS scam and Grandparent scam. The Attorney General mentioned that public education is crucially important to protecting us from scams, and it takes everyone to inform anyone in order to avoid being victims.The guest speakers mentioned that scammers are convincing because they use social media to find out things about you to be more realistic, they create a sense of urgency and try to speak to you in relevant manner.

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