Fraud tips from the BBB

Posted on 04/08/22

Tax scams, Zelle, and Venmo red flags are the latest in a line of crimes targeting our communities. While scams can take various forms, there are often “red flags” common to many scams. Recognizing red flags will help you avoid new and old scams alike.

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With the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation, Lilly Chu, Program Coordinator, joined AARP Prepare to Care Podcast host Charlene James to discuss these scams. Ms. Chu also offered tips to help you keep from becoming a fraud victim.

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