Protecting Yourself from Fraud & Scams

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Being a savvy senior isn’t always easy!  Learn more about how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud and scams.

Learn how to protect yourself and your Medicare benefits by checking out the websites from the Maine SMP’s Be “Scam Smart”:  Report, Detect, Protect flyer.

The Federal government’s Stop Medicare Fraud website provides tips on avoiding scams: https://www.medicare.gov/forms-help-and-resources/report-fraud-and-abuse/fraud-and-abuse.html

The SMP National Resource Center provides tips for protecting yourself against fraud and scams: https://www.smpresource.org/

The Federal Trade Commission provides information on how you can protect yourself and where to report scams if you become a victim: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/

The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides access to information about how to protect yourself and your family from scams.  Check them out at http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/fraud-watch-network/?cmp=BRD-LNK-REALPOSS-LP1_SFN