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Decatur: Learn How to Avoid Too-Good-To-Be-True Scams

Learn how to avoid scams that sound too good to be true during a program on Thursday, July 17, at the Decatur Recreation Center.

Learn how to avoid scams that sound too good to be true during a program on Thursday, July 17, at the Decatur Recreation Center. File|Patch
Learn how to avoid scams that sound too good to be true during a program on Thursday, July 17, at the Decatur Recreation Center. File|Patch
From the Decatur Minute blog:

Learn how to avoid scams that sound too good to be true during a program that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St.

The Lifelong Decatur Third Thursday series hosts a panel of experts on avoiding fraud and scams, especially those targeting older adults. Whether you are concerned for yourself or a loved one, learn steps to prevent being taken advantage of by investment scams, telemarketing schemes and other fraud, identity theft, and financial exploitation of older adults and other vulnerable individuals.

The panel includes Sgt. Jennifer Ross, Decatur Police Department Community Information and Education Officer; Jeanne Canavan, DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office; and Elder and Family Law attorney Donald S. Horace, Esq.

Think you or someone you know has been a victim of a scam? Here are some resources for help:

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