AARP South Dakota Fraud Watch Network



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Highlight Clips

What phone scams should I report, and what information should I include?
Can scam artists steal your banking information from checks?
I do not trust pop up ads; what are your recommendations for credit report sites?


AARP South Dakota hosted this live, interactive event to discuss fraudulent activity during the holidays. A panel of experts, including South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, privacy expert Dr. Kevin Streff, and AARP South Dakota State Director Erik Gaikowski, shared their tips and tricks for avoiding scams and preventing identity theft. Topics addressed included secure online payment, computer ransomware, and check fraud. Participants were able to ask questions live of the panel, and discussed issues such as phone scams, situations where a scam artist poses as a computer repair salesman, and lottery fraud.