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Web Of Deceit

There’s an old scam that’s trying to make a comeback—Internet Fishing. Be safe, don’t give out your personal information or click on a link in an email unless you know for certain the person on the other end is legitimate.

Posted 07/25/2016 03:30 PM

AARP Discussion with Laura Palmer on Vacation Fraud

At this time of year we all look forward to a wonderful vacation. Sometimes to an exotic locale, and at other times to some place local, but BEWARE, unsolicited offers for vacations could drag us in to a place where we really don’t want to go—-a SCAM!

Posted 06/02/2016 05:35 PM

Adult Protective Case Worker Scams

Posted 02/26/2016 06:15 PM

Timeshare Fraud

Have you ever received a postcard in the mail or an email offering to sell your timeshare? If so, beware! You could be a victim in a scam that will not only take your timeshare, but you will never, ever sell it to anyone.

Posted 10/28/2015 06:15 PM

A Discussion on Fraud with AARP - Part 1

From Grandparents Scams to Obituary Fraud, there is no end to the number of methods con artists use to separate you from your hard earned money. Find out from AARP and Postal Inspectors about emerging fraud scams and how to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Posted 03/28/2015 10:18 AM

PayDay Loans - Never a Borrower or a Lender Be

Never a lender or a borrower be…is the old adage. Everyone can use extra cash, but you may want to find a different source. Pay Day Loans are costly and could leave you with less that what you borrowed for. Listen to the advice of Postal Inspectors.

Posted 01/16/2015 03:35 PM

Truth Or Consequences - A video on Fake Check Scams

Mixed in with the bills you get a surprise – a check made out to you for money. It may be a hoax designed to empty your account, so beware! Postal Inspectors are letting you know of a scam designed to rob your bank account and a whole lot more.

Posted 10/17/2014 06:57 PM

Identity Theft and Fraud - A Continued Conversation with AARP and Postal Inspectors

We’re back with more information on the topic of Identity Theft and Mail Fraud. Did you know? Each year, thousands of consumers fall victim to FRAUD. Don’t be a victim. Listen to this continued conversation on fraud for tips on how to protect yourself and your family. And please leave a comment.

Posted 09/26/2014 05:14 PM