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  • AARP HI presents: Unmasking the Impostors

  • Type: Educational
    Date: Wednesday - 6/20/2018
    Time: 9:30 AM to Noon
    AARP Hawaii office
    1132 Bishop St Ste 1920
    Honolulu, HI. 96813
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    Cost: FREE

AARP Hawaii Presents

Unmasking the Impostors

A Free Fraud Education and Advocacy Celebration Event*

June 20 from 9:30 AM to Noon

HJCC Manoa Grand Ballroom


"Impostor Fraud," occurs when a scammer poses as someone they're not in order to steal your money.

You get a call from someone who says they're from the IRS and you owe back taxes.But do you?A pop up on your computer warns your machine is infected and you need immediate technical support. You geta call, "Grandma, I need money for bail." But is it really your grandchild?

Learn how to sort fact from fiction and how to protect yourself and the people you care about.We'll also be celebrating the latest legislative successes that can help you protect your identity and care for your family.You'll see new video interviews with former con-men in India and Florida and get startling new information about "the dark net," how to protect yourself from identity thieves, and scams targeting veterans and older adults.

Coffee and scones will be served.

Don't miss this exciting and informative FREE event.

We'll also update you on recent legislative efforts by AARP Hawaii.

Featured Speaker:

Doug Shadelis the state director for AARP Washington and previously served as a fraud investigator and special assistant to the attorney general for the Washington State Attorney General's Office.He is a nationally recognized expert on financial fraud, having co-directed numerous studies for AARP, the AARP Foundation, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, and Stanford University.He is the author of "Outsmarting the Scam Artists," and has co-authored several additional books includingScheme and Scams(with John T.),Outsmart Crime(with Al Ward), andWeapons of Fraud(with Anthony Pratkanis). In 2000, Shadel received the FBI Director's Award for his work fighting fraud. He has a Ph.D in social science and lives in Seattle with his wife, Renee, and children, Nick and Emily.

* Parking at the Honolulu Japanese Cultural is $6 with validation. Car pooling and public transportation is recommended.



Wednesday, June 20, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Honolulu Japanese Cultural Center - Manoa Grand Ballroom
2454 S. Beretania Street
5th Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96826

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