Beware Holiday Shopping Scams



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Daniel O'Bannon discusses how his department protects consumers and why scams flourish during the holidays.
Daniel O'Bannon explains what people need to watch out for when shopping online.
Daniel O'Bannon answers a question about text message scams.


AARP Utah hosted this Access Live event to discuss how to spot and avoid scams during the holiday season and address participant questions and concerns. The event featured Daniel O’Bannon, Director of the Utah Department of Commerce in the Division of Consumer Protection, and Alan Ormsby, AARP Utah State Director. Together they discussed common scams impacting older adults, shopping online safely, and the AARP Fraud Watch Network.