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AETN Public Affairs Special: Fighting Fraud & Scams

Examine the increasing rate of fraudulent activity in "AETN Public Affairs Special: Fighting Fraud & Scams" Monday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m.

According to the Federal Trade Commission, the top scams in 2018 were impostor scams, debt collection and identity theft. Monetary losses have reached over $1 billion. This program will inform consumers about what is happening, how to spot and report scams, and resources available to help.

Panelists for the program will include: Seth Boffeli, advisor for AARP Fraud Prevention Program, Washington, D.C.; Kathleen Pursell, Arkansas Senior Medicare Patrol Program director; Deputy Attorney General Chuck Harder, Arkansas Attorney General's Office; Allison Bragg, assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office Eastern District of Arkansas; Investigator Justin Kirk, Pulaski County Sheriff's Office; and Paul Ecker, U.S. Postal Inspector for the United States Postal Inspection Service, Fort Worth Division. Jason Pederson, ombudsman for the Arkansas Department of Human Services, will host.

AETN Public Affairs Special: Fighting Fraud & Scams" is underwritten in part by AARP Arkansas.
Last Updated 16 Dec 2019