Learn to spot frauds and scams aimed at seniors at College of DuPage Aug. 8

  • Sign up for the free two-hour workshop "Current Frauds and Scams Targeting the Elderly" offered on Thursday, Aug. 8.

    Sign up for the free two-hour workshop "Current Frauds and Scams Targeting the Elderly" offered on Thursday, Aug. 8. Courtesy of College of DuPage

 
Submitted by COD News Bureau
Updated 7/17/2019 5:26 PM

On Thursday, Aug. 8, the College of DuPage will host "Current Frauds and Scams Targeting the Elderly" from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Robert J. Miller Homeland Security Education Center on the college's Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.

While likely under-reported, estimates of elder financial abuse and fraud costs to older Americans range from $2.9 billion to 36.5 billion annually.

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Presented as part of the Homeland Security Training Institute's Senior Citizen Crime Prevention Series, the free two-hour workshop features Mike Carroll, president of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.

He will outline current frauds and scams, how to avoid becoming a victim, and tools for fraud and scam victims.

Registration for this workshop is required and seating is limited.

For more information and registration, visit www.cod.edu/hsti/classes/senior_citizen_crime_prevention.aspx, email bahrr@cod.edu or call (630) 942-3723.

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