Protecting Yourself from Fraud & Scams
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.stopmedicarefraud.gov/preventfraud/scams-identity-theft/index.html
The SMP National Resource Center provides tips for protecting yourself against fraud and scams: http://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