“Senior Scam Jam” Seminars to be Offered in Wendell and Wake Forest

An upcoming seminar, Seniors at Risk: 21st Century Scam Threats, Preventions and Solutions, will be offered at two locations: Wendell and Wake Forest, North Carolina. The seminar, also known as “Senior Scam Jam,” is designed to educate on scams directed at senior adults and how to avoid being caught by a scammer.

These events are sponsored by Triangle Family Services in partnership with Bank of America, Resources for Seniors, Waltonwood Lake Boone, Wake Forest SING, and the Wake Forest Renaissance Center (Wake Forest event only).

For more information, contact MiKayla Reid via email or 919.821.0790 x.314.

Wendell Details

NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall will headline a distinguished panel of presenters at the Wendell seminar on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8:30am-noon.

The event is free, but pre-registration is required at www.tfsnc.org/events no later than Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Held at the Wendell Community Center, 601 W 3rd Street, Wendell, NC, Senior Scam Jam will feature several prominent experts discussing useful ways attendees can protect themselves, clients, and loved ones from financial, technological and other types of fraud that typically impact senior adults.

Other featured speakers will include Wendell Mayor Virginia Gray; Kevin Robertson, NC Department of Insurance; John Maron, NC Department of the Secretary of State; and Hugh Harris, NC Department of Justice. Among the topics they will discuss are Medicare and healthcare fraud, counterfeit prescription drugs, and pyramid and Ponzi schemes, internet, investment, lottery, and sweepstakes scams and much more.

Wake Forest Details

NC Attorney General Josh Stein and NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall will headline a distinguished panel of presenters at the Wake Forest seminar on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8:30am-noon.

The event is free, but pre-registration is required at www.tfsnc.org/events no later than Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

Held at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S Brooks Street, Wake Forest, NC, Senior Scam Jam will feature several prominent experts discussing useful ways attendees can protect themselves, clients, and loved ones from financial, technological and other types of fraud that typically impact senior adults.

Other featured speakers will include Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones; Stephanie Bias, NC Department of Insurance; John Maron, NC Department of the Secretary of State; and Hugh Harris, NC Department of Justice. Among the topics they will discuss are Medicare and healthcare fraud, counterfeit prescription drugs, and pyramid and Ponzi schemes, internet, investment, lottery, and sweepstakes scams and much more.

 

Source: Bill Crabtree, Town of Wake Forest

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