AARP South Carolina Town Hall on Frauds & Scams



Full Event

Highlight Clips

The experts answer a question about how to stop unwanted robocalls.
Frank explains why and how to freeze one's credit.
Frank is asked about phishing emails.


AARP South Carolina hosted this Access Live event to provide participants with ways to identify and protect themselves from the latest scams. The event featured cybersecurity expert Frank Abagnale, best-selling author, and subject of the movie, “Catch Me if You Can” as well as other local and federal fraud experts. The hosts addressed such issues as how to freeze your credit, the importance of using credit cards rather than debit cards, combating fraudulent phone calls, scam emails, and other common types of scams. Frank emphasized that the best defense against scam artists is education and advised what to do if one falls victim to fraud.