Learn How to Spot, Avoid Scams in Kentucky

Posted on 03/31/23 by The AARP Bulletin

AARP has trained fraud fighter volunteers to offer presentations on how Kentuckians can protect themselves by identifying and avoiding widespread fraud schemes.

In 2022, consumers in Kentucky filed 33,340 fraud and other reports, with fraud losses totaling $48 million, according to the latest data released by the Federal Trade Commission in February.

AARP Kentucky speakers offer resources and up-to-date information on trending scams in the state. They can give fraud talks virtually or in person for community groups, churches, libraries or other organizations.

To request a fraud presentation, email kyaarp@aarp.org or call 866-295-7275. To report a suspected scam, call the AARP Fraud Watch Network Helpline at 877-908-3360. Sign up for Watchdog Alerts at aarp.org/fraud

This story is provided by AARP Kentucky. Visit the AARP Kentucky page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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