Fraud, Scam Prevention Tips

Posted on 12/01/19

The holidays are the time for family, for fun and traditions. You can say that Holiday cheer, excitement, and spirit of giving is in the air. Unfortunatley it is also a time for scams. During this time of year, scammers are more active than ever. While we are spending time with our families, we also have to look around to make sure we are safe. So what can we do to keep us from being a victim from fraud?

In our latest edition of the AARP Prepare to Care podcast, Mary McFaden, Assistant District Attorney at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, joins host Juanita Jimenez-Soto to talk about how we can keep from becoming a victim of fraud.

Listen to the Prepare to Care Podcast: Fraud Prevention
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