Protecting Your Money

#AARPOregon

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Kathy Stokes explained how to report a scam.
Kathy Stokes discussed scams to be on the lookout for during the holidays.
Kathy Stokes discussed fraud prevention amid natural disasters.

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AARP Oregon hosted this Access Live event to discuss financial security and fraud prevention. The event featured AARP Director of Fraud Prevention Programs, Kathy Stokes and Ross Kanaga, Financial Innovation Manager at DevNW, who provided excellent information on how to recognize, refuse, and report scams as well as protect finances. Some specific instances of fraud addressed include data breech scams and fake text message scams. There was also discussion regarding seniors unknowingly sending family member’s personal information to scammers, advice for online shopping, and what scams to be aware of during the holiday season.