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'Arkansans Ask' to address consumer fraud July 20 on AETN

Posted 13 Jul 2017

'Arkansans Ask: Consumer Fraud' will air on the Arkansas PBS Thursday, July 20, at 7 p.m.

For 15 years, identity theft has topped the list of national consumer complaints. This episode of 'Arkansans Ask' will discuss consumer fraud, different types of fraud and scams, and how to protect personal information.

Viewers may submit questions and comments during the live broadcast at 800-662-2386, or on Twitter with #ARAsk.

Panelists include: Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge; Mike Rohrer, vice president of business development for the Better Business Bureau of Arkansas; Warren Searls, lead fraud volunteer for AARP Arkansas; and Barry Jackson, senior vice president and COO of Arkansas Bankers Association. Lance Turner will host.

The Arkansas PBS is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).