Scam Support

According to the Federal Trade Commission, 2.8 million Americans had lost a total of 5.8 billion dollars to scams in 2021. A scam is identified as a scheme to get money from another person through fraudulent means. Learn to protect yourself here and what you should do if you or a person you know has fallen victim to a scammer.

Scam Prevention Tips

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Other Contacts for Reporting

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Office for Victims of Crimes

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Office of Comptroller of the Currency

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Local Resources

Quarterly Scam Presentations will take place at the DeKalb Club 55 and Malta Club 55.

This monthly event is held to provide current information on scams and scam tactics aimed to defraud the community. All information is provided by Elder Care Services staff, Lee Scott, LCSW. Lee Scott is a licensed social worker, Adult Protective Services Supervisor and has extensive experience working with individuals who have been targeted by scammers.
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Scam Recovery Support Available

You are encouraged to contact our office to receive personalized support and education to help in recovery from being targeted by scammers. You will also learn how to improve your awareness and spot scams.
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