AARP Nevada Town Hall on Gift Card Scams

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Assistant US Attorney Tony Lopez explained what to do if you are a victim of a gift card scam and where to find more information on them.
Special Agent Neil Umphress explained why scammers use gift cards.
Special Agent Neil Umphress answered a question about reporting an email as spam instead of unsubscribing.

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AARP Nevada hosted this Access Live event to discuss gift card scams. The event featured Assistant United States Attorney Tony Lopez and FBI Special Agents Neil Umphress and Joel Willis. They explained how scam artists have latched onto gift cards as a convenient form of payment to commit fraud. Callers inquired about unsolicited phone calls and emails and AARP Nevada Advocacy Director Barry Gold and Director of Community Outreach Riley Franco provided excellent information about the Fraud Watch Network.