MediaRoom (Fraud and Scams) https://press.aarp.org/ MediaRoom Exclusive Investigative Report: AARP Exposes the Dark Web https://press.aarp.org/2018-9-5-Exclusive-Investigative-Report-AARP-Exposes-the-Dark-Web Convicted scammers reveal how your private info gets bought and sold by criminals at hidden websites Wed, 05 Sep 2018 11:55:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-9-5-Exclusive-Investigative-Report-AARP-Exposes-the-Dark-Web Consumers Unknowingly Putting Their Digital Identities at Risk, Says New Survey https://press.aarp.org/2018-9-5-Consumers-Unknowingly-Putting-Their-Digital-Identities-Risk-Says-New-Survey In an era of continuous data breaches, AARP campaign seeks to empower public with simple tips to protect sensitive personal information Wed, 05 Sep 2018 11:02:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-9-5-Consumers-Unknowingly-Putting-Their-Digital-Identities-Risk-Says-New-Survey AARP Launches Weekly Podcast, “An AARP Take on Today” https://press.aarp.org/2018-06-27-aarp-launches-weekly-podcast-an-aarp-take-on-today Anchored by Veteran Radio Host Bob Edwards, AARP Expands its Podcast Offerings with Provocative News Interview Show Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-06-27-aarp-launches-weekly-podcast-an-aarp-take-on-today AARP’s Annual “Operation: Stop Scams” to Feature Document-Shredding Events and Other Activities in Communities Nationwide https://press.aarp.org/2018-4-16-AARP-Annual-Operation-Stop-Scams-Feature-Document-Shredding-Events-Other-Activities-Communities-Nationwide New Survey finds Most Agree on Importance of Shredding, but Almost Half Don’t Follow Through Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:21:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-4-16-AARP-Annual-Operation-Stop-Scams-Feature-Document-Shredding-Events-Other-Activities-Communities-Nationwide Survey Finds Medicare Beneficiaries at Risk from Card-Replacement Scams https://press.aarp.org/2018-4-10-Survey-Finds-Medicare-Beneficiaries-Risk-from-Card-Replacement-Scams AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Campaign to Help Keep Scammers from Conning Enrollees Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:44:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-4-10-Survey-Finds-Medicare-Beneficiaries-Risk-from-Card-Replacement-Scams AARP Launches ‘The Perfect Scam℠’ Podcast Series https://press.aarp.org/2018-4-5-AARP-Launches-The-Perfect-Scam-Podcast-Series ‘The Perfect Scam’ Pulls Back the Curtain on America’s Most Shocking Scam Stories; Hosted by Frank Abagnale and Will Johnson Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:54:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-4-5-AARP-Launches-The-Perfect-Scam-Podcast-Series AARP Helps Taxpayers Avoid IRS Imposter and Related Scams https://press.aarp.org/2018-3-28-AARP-Helps-Taxpayers-Avoid-IRS-Imposter-Related-Scams New Poll Finds 1 in 4 Americans Often Not Prepared to Face Aggressive Scammers Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:40:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2018-3-28-AARP-Helps-Taxpayers-Avoid-IRS-Imposter-Related-Scams AARP Fraud Survey Reveals the Financial and Emotional Toll Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders https://press.aarp.org/2018-1-30-AARP-Fraud-Survey-Reveals-Financial-Emotional-Toll-Among-Asian-Americans-Pacific-Islanders AAPI Fraud Victims Age 50 and Older Lost More Than $15,000 on Average, Reported Emotional and Health-Related Issues Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:00:00 -0500 https://press.aarp.org/2018-1-30-AARP-Fraud-Survey-Reveals-Financial-Emotional-Toll-Among-Asian-Americans-Pacific-Islanders AARP and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Team Up for 'Operation Protect Veterans' https://press.aarp.org/2017-11-08-AARP-and-U-S-Postal-Inspection-Service-Team-Up-for-Operation-Protect-Veterans New Research Finds Military Veterans Victimized by Scams Twice as Often as Nonveterans Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:00:00 -0500 https://press.aarp.org/2017-11-08-AARP-and-U-S-Postal-Inspection-Service-Team-Up-for-Operation-Protect-Veterans AARP Launches Campaign to Root Out Social Media Scams https://press.aarp.org/2017-09-22-AARP-Launches-Campaign-to-Root-Out-Social-Media-Scams Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale Provides Tips on How to Avoid Identity Theft and Fraud Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:30:00 -0400 https://press.aarp.org/2017-09-22-AARP-Launches-Campaign-to-Root-Out-Social-Media-Scams