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​ The US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have announced a nationwide elder fr

Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments)
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The US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have announced a nationwide elder fraud sweep. As part of that announcement the FTC shared several items about tech support fraud that may be of interest:

 

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·         Video: How to Avoid Tech Support Scams (The video is an especially compelling first-person account by a person who was scammed.)

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/media/video-0181-how-avoid-tech-support-scam

 

·         Tech Support Scams Infographic

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0557-tech-support-scams-infographic

 

·         Data Spotlight – Older adults hardest hit by tech support scams

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/blogs/data-spotlight/2019/03/older-adults-hardest-hit-tech-support-scams

 

·         Press Release about an FTC case and the Elder Justice announcement

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2019/03/ftc-halts-tech-support-scam-part-major-initiative-focused-older

 

Click Here and Here to watch the videos  & Here and Here to read the articles 


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