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  • Nov 9, 2021
    New research reveals top scams facing military community and ways to fight back

    Veterans, active-duty service members and their families are nearly 40% more likely to lose money to scams and fraud than the civilian population, according to a new AARP report. Additionally, 4 out of 5 military/veteran adults were targeted by scams directly related to their military service or the benefits they receive.

  • Oct 27, 2021
    Support networks, technology protections and education can help limit a scam’s success

    A new AARP Fraud Frontiers report identified three risk factors that are present in most successful fraud and scam attempts – emotion, environment, and exposure. The findings of the report come as fraud reports have increased during the pandemic.

  • Aug 3, 2021
    Top scams targeting the Black and Latino communities identified

    WASHINGTON – According to Consumer Fraud in America: The Black Experience and The Latino Experience, research released by AARP, 40% of Black and Latino adults have been targeted by a scam and...

  • Apr 6, 2021
    Report kicks off a three-year effort to remove this tactic from scammers’ toolboxes

    Nearly one in three adults say they or someone they know has been asked to purchase a gift card to pay a bill or some other obligation, according to the Gift Card Payment Scams report.

  • Mar 4, 2021
    AARP, FINRA Investor Education Foundation and Heart+Mind Strategies identify key intervention opportunities

    WASHINGTON—AARP, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and Heart+Mind Strategies today released Addressing the Challenge of Chronic Fraud Victimization, a study that...

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