AARP Iowa Fraud Watch Network



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Iowa State Attorney General Tom Miller discusses three areas of imposter fraud.
How can you tell if a charity is a fraud?
How are banks and financial institutions working against fraud?


AARP Iowa hosted this live event to discuss fraud, scams, and identity theft with members across the state. The call featured AARP Iowa State Director Kent Sovern, Iowa State Attorney General (AG) Tom Miller, and experts from the AG Consumer Protection Division. The Attorney General shared with callers the top three imposter scams: IRS, technology, and the grandparent scam. The hosts also discussed the romance scam and a guest speaker shared a story of how her widowed mother was taken advantage of this type of con through Facebook. Callers shared specific questions and personal experiences regarding fraud and scams. The hosts also discussed how to best determine whether something is legitimate or indeed, a scam.