- Scamming Me,Scamming YOU
June 25, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scamming Me, Scamming YOU: Targeting Older Adults
ExperienceU Virtual Presentation
4 p.m., Thursday, June 25, 2020
Featuring AARP Fraud Specialist Mark Fetterhoff
Think you know who’s scamming you? They have many angles – IRS Tax scams, grandparent scams, home repair scams, charity fraud, identify theft, and now COVID 19. It is estimated that money and property losses to older Coloradans was nearly $22.2 million according to data in 2018 – and these are only the verified cases!
Consumer education is the best weapon in the fight against fraud; therefore, being knowledgeable of the tactics used by scammers will greatly reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Join Mark Fetterhoff, Colorado’s Fraud Advisor/Elder Watch program, and author of the national AARP bulletin Fraud Column. Mark will share the latest “hot off the presses” data from Colorado’s Fraud Survey 2020, share some cases, and open the discussion for you to share your experience with fraud.