Probable Uptick in Fraud Scams Surrounding COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments

Law enforcement agencies are expecting a significant increase in fraud and scam attempts in the coming weeks. Below is a message received from a local county’s sheriff’s office. Please share this information widely, especially with your clients. Discuss this with them during your wellness checks, ensuring they do not fall victim to someone looking to steal their money or identity. [...]

2020-04-06T16:49:32-04:00April 6th, 2020|News & Information, Resources|

AARP NC Names Michael Olender New State Director

Michael Olender AARP voter engagement and community outreach expert Michael Olender has been named Director of AARP North Carolina. Olender will lead the North Carolina staff and team of nearly 500 volunteers who are working to improve the health, finances and well-being of nearly 1.1 million members in the state. Olender takes on this new role after managing the [...]

2021-07-23T13:22:25-04:00September 3rd, 2019|News & Information, Resources|

Consumers at Risk from Robocall Scams, Says AARP Survey

While a large majority of Americans suspect that most of the automated telephone messages—or “robocalls”—that they receive are attempts at scams, few are taking actions to protect themselves, according to results of a new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network. An estimated 48 billion robocalls came into the United States last year. Nearly half of U.S. adults surveyed by [...]

2021-07-23T13:22:41-04:00June 9th, 2019|News & Information, Resources|
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