Consumer Alerts / Information

Below are helpful consumer alerts to help you "outthink a thief":  
Avoid Door-to-Door Scams Posted May 13, 2016
Avoid Romance Scams Posted Jan. 22, 2016
Avoid Tax Refund Theft Posted May 13, 2016
Bogus Charities Posted Dec. 10, 2018
Computer Support Posted April 2, 2019
Credit Cards-What's up with computer chip credit cards? Posted Sept. 17, 2015
Data Breach-Equifax Posted Oct. 3, 2017
​Data Breaches & Identity Theft Posted Oct. 3, 2017
Debt Collector Posted Feb. 21, 2019
ElderWatch presentations (AARP Foundation) Posted Jan. 11, 2019
Emergency Scams Posted Aug. 1, 2017
​​Filter Out Unwanted Calls Posted Dec. 23, 2015
Fraud Alerts and Credit Freeze Posted March 21, 2017
Good News and Bad News on Phone Extortion ​Posted Jan. 24, 2017
​​Grandparent Scam ​Posted Dec. 16, 2015
Grant-free money? Posted Aug. 5, 2016
Hiring a Contractor Posted April 3, 2018
Holiday Scams Posted Nov. 2, 2018
Identity Theft Protection Steps Posted Sept. 5, 2018
IRS Scam - NEW
Posted Feb. 23, 2018
Medicare Card Posted March 2, 2018
Medicare Fraud ​Posted Aug. 31, 2017
Romance Scam
​Posted Feb. 23, 2018
Roofing Scams or Estafas de techos ​Posted June 21, 2017
Safe Online Shopping Tips ​Posted Nov. 14, 2016
"Say Yes" Phone Calls Posted May 8, 2017
Scam Free Posted Jan. 11, 2019
Social Security is NOT calling Posted Oct. 4, 2018
Tax Scams Posted March 5, 2019
​​Threatening Elder Scams ​Posted Feb. 25, 2016