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AARP Louisiana Unveils 2024 Fraud Programming

Posted on 01/30/24

As we step into the new year, safeguarding our community against fraud remains a top priority. In 2024, we are excited to announce a series of comprehensive fraud prevention events designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the digital landscape securely. Join us in our commitment to creating a safer community for everyone.

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Fraud Prevention Workshop Series
Our signature community workshop series, in collaboration with industry experts, aims to educate participants on the latest fraud trends. From identity theft to online scams, these workshops will provide practical tips and resources to stay one step ahead of fraudsters.

Protect Yourself Against Fraud & ID Theft
Wednesday, March 26, 10 a.m.
Shreve-Memorial Library, Cedar Grove/Line Avenue Branch
Register: CLICK HERE

Holiday Fraud Workshop
Tuesday, November 12: 10a-12p
EBR Parish Main Library
Register: CLICK HERE

Holiday Fraud Workshop
Tuesday, November 14: 10a-12p
Ascension Parish Library
Register: CLICK HERE

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Fraud Telephone Town Halls
Our telephone town halls provide a convenient and inclusive platform for individuals from all walks of life to connect, engage, and learn about the latest trends in fraud prevention without leaving the comfort of their homes. We'll connect you with industry experts, and you'll have a chance to ask your questions live.
To join a Telephone Town Hall call toll-free 855-962-1521.

Protecting Your Finances Against Fraud in 2024— Statewide Telephone Town Hall with AARP Fraud Ambassador Paul Greenwood
Wednesday, January 24, 10 a.m.

Tax Season Vigilance: Fraud Prevention Telephone Town Hall 2024
Wednesday, April 10, 10 a.m. Fraud Telephone Town Hall

A Fraud-Free Summer: Telephone Town Hall
Wednesday, July 10, 10 a.m.

Holiday Guard: Fraud Prevention Telephone Town Hall for a Secure Season
Wednesday, November 13, 10 am.

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Free Community Shredding Events
To help protect citizens from identity theft, the AARP Louisiana Fraud Watch Network will host a series of free shred events to provide a safe location for residents to shred personal documents free of charge. Each car is limited to three bags/boxes. Suggested items include old tax documents, canceled or unused checks, credit cards, medical bills, investment account statements, and other items containing sensitive information. Registration is strongly encouraged.

Baton Rouge
Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m.- 11 a.m.
Whole Foods Market
7529 Corporate Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Register: CLICK HERE or call 977-926-8300

Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Sheriff's Safety Town
8910 Jewella Ave, Shreveport, LA 71118
Register: CLICK HERE or call 977-926-8300

Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Martin Luther King Resource Center, 1042 31st Street Kenner, LA 70065
Register: CLICK HERE or call 977-926-8300

Lake Charles
Saturday, November 2, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Park Plaza Shopping Center, 3005-3147 Hwy 14 (Gerstner Memorial Drive)
Register: CLICK HERE or call 977-926-8300

For more information, or to schedule a speaker for your next event, contact LaTonya Scott at lsscott@aarp.org or (225) 252-1192. Our trained volunteer speakers are available to give presentations on a variety of subjects. We encourage churches community organizations and social clubs to request a presentation today.

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