Fraud & Scammer Awareness Seminar

03 Dec 2019 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Place : 4885 SW Hovde Rd
Cost : free
Phone : 3608768172
Email :

Protect Yourself from Fraud & Scammers

Tuesday, Dec. 3rd at First Christian Church
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

FREE lunch provided at Noon!

Presentation following lunch. Free information, no cost and no sale pitches.

* Would you please let Pastor Joel you’re attending. This will help with food preparation.
Thank you. 360-876-8172 church, Joel 360-801-0818

AARP Fraud-Related Presentations conducted by volunteer Bill Trilsch. AARP FraudWatch Network (FWN) is a non-profit sub-organization within AARP whose sole mission is to spread the word regarding how recognize and prevent fraud in its major forms, and to provide useful suggestions that people can use to avoid being defrauded.

Two powerpoint presentations; one on telephone, mail, door-to door fraud and related types of fraud.  The second presentation is focused entirely on cyber fraud, which comes in the form of computer scams of one kind or another and can affect your financial life and credit reports.

1.Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft Con artists don’t care how hard you’ve worked; they steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network to discuss fraud and identity theft. Join us as we explore how scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud, and what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim. Information covered includes:

o  Latest fraud trends and behaviors:

o Identification of basic “Imposter” phone scams o Email scams

o Credit Card fraud o Investment fraud

o Phone or utilities fraud o Bogus job opportunities·

o Persuasion tactics used by con artists o Prevention strategies to stay safe

2. Protect Yourself from Online Fraud and Cyber (Computer, etc.) Scams, Identity theft and other forms of online fraud pose a serious and growing threat throughout the nation. The internet is a goldmine for scam artists. We are fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network by discussing how to stay safe online. Join us as we learn how con artists are using a variety of scams to defraud Internet users, how to safeguard against online fraud and cyber scams, and what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim. Information covered includes:
o General Cyber Hygiene

O Safe Browsing Tips

O Password Security Tips

O Staying Safe on Social Media

O How to Safely use Financial Services Online

O Stay Safe when Checking Email