With the 2020 Census approaching, it is crucial to protect yourself from census scams.
AARP Indiana and Indiana Disability Rights are teaming up to get Hoosiers the information they need to protect themselves against those looking to illicitly profit from this public process.
Tune into www.facebook.com/indianadisabilityrights/ on February 20 at 10 a.m. (EST) for an in-depth Facebook Live discussion with AARP Indiana’s point person on census fraud, Addison Pollock, on how to keep you and your resources safe.
“It’s important for Hoosiers to get an accurate 2020 Census,” Pollock said. “Unfortunately, predatory fraudsters take advantage of a public process to make ill-gotten gains.”
Like other instances of fraud and scams, there are warning signs when a bad actor is trying to defraud you – and there are even more ways to spot and differentiate the real deal from the fake.
To read more about the warning signs of census fraud and tips on how to spot census scams, visit https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2019/census.html.
We hope you’ll tune in on February 20, but if you can’t, here’s a quick breakdown of Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to navigating the Census:
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