Consumer Alerts / Information

Below are helpful consumer alerts to help you "outthink a thief": Posted / updated
Amazon Customer Support Scam (PDF) Dec. 7, 2020
Auto Repair Fraud (PDF) Sept. 4, 2019
Bogus Charities (PDF) Dec. 10, 2018
Census (PDF) March 2, 2020
Computer Support (PDF) April 2, 2019
COVID-19 Common Scams (PDF) May 14, 2020
COVID-19 Unemployment and job scams (PDF) June 4, 2020
Credit Cards-What's up with computer chip credit cards? (PDF) Sept. 17, 2015
Data Breach-Equifax (PDF) Oct. 3, 2017
​Data Breaches & Identity Theft (PDF) Aug. 12, 2019
Debt Collector (PDF) Feb. 21, 2019
Door-to-Door Scams (PDF) June 4, 2019
ElderWatch presentations (AARP Foundation) (PDF) Jan. 8, 2020
Emergency Scams (PDF) Aug. 1, 2017
​​Filter Out Unwanted Calls (PDF) Dec. 23, 2015
Financial Situations-AARP Elder Watch Assistance (PDF) June 4, 2020
Fraud Alerts and Credit Freeze (PDF) March 21, 2017
Give Wisely (PDF) Dec. 9, 2019
Good News and Bad News on Phone Extortion (PDF) ​Jan. 24, 2017
​​Grandparent Scam (PDF) ​Dec. 16, 2015
Grant-free money? (PDF) Aug. 5, 2016
Hiring a Contractor (PDF) July 2, 2019
Holiday Scams (PDF) Nov. 9, 2020
Home Projects (PDF) June 4, 2020
Identity Theft Protection Steps (PDF) Sept. 5, 2018
IRS Scam - NEW (PDF)
Feb. 23, 2018
Medicare Card (PDF) March 2, 2018
Medicare Fraud (PDF) ​Aug. 31, 2017
One Ring Callers (PDF) July 15, 2019
Online Scams (PDF) Jan. 5, 2021
Romance Scam (PDF)
​Feb. 23, 2018
Roofing Scams (PDF) or Estafas de techos (PDF) ​June 21, 2017
Safe Online Shopping Tips (PDF) ​Nov. 14, 2016
"Say Yes" Phone Calls (PDF) May 8, 2017
Scams in 2020 (PDF) Jan. 8, 2020
Scam Free (PDF) Jan. 11, 2019
Scams at Home (PDF) April 1, 2020
Social Security is NOT calling (PDF) Oct. 4, 2018
Tax Refund Theft (PDF) May 13, 2016
Tax Scams (PDF) March 5, 2019
​​Threatening Elder Scams (PDF) ​Feb. 25, 2016
Unclaimed money (PDF) Oct. 7, 2019