Watch Dog Wednesday: Government Scams

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 to
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020 Pacific Time

Facebook Live:

Contact: AARP OR

Is the IRS really calling you? Join us for AARP Oregon's bi-weekly Watch Dog Wednesday series. Scammers steal almost $16 million a year from Oregonians every year. It's time to fight back. These interactive events will allow you to hear from experts and ask questions. * Learn how to spot a government imposter. * Gain tips on how to avoid scams. * Find out about the latest scams hitting Oregon. Livestream on your tablet, phone or computer at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 - The Con Artist Playbook - learn how scammers con people and gain their trust. Sept. 9, 2020 - Guest Torivio Garcia from the Oregon Construction Contractor's Board joins us for a discussion on how to avoid home improvement Scams. Sept. 23, 2020 - SPANISH/BILINGUAL EDITION: Guest Karla Martinez, from the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Financial Regulation Division, will highlight how to spot scams.