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Seminar scheduled in Palm Beach on avoiding scams targeting the elderly

Posted at 4:29 AM, Feb 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-08 04:29:32-05

The Palm Beach Police Department will hold a free seminar Thursday on "Avoiding Scams Against the Elderly."

The seminar will be held at the Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Meeting Room, located at 2185 S. Ocean Blvd. in Palm Beach from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Parking is available at Phipps Ocean Park parking lot south of the tennis courts.

Some of the elder scams and issues that will be discussed include:

  • Identity Theft/Telemarketing Scams
  • Financial Exploitation/Investment Schemes
  • Home Repair Fraud
  • The Grandparent Scam/ Sweepstakes & Lottery Scams
  • Preventing & Identifying Elder Abuse 

Secure your spot at this free seminar by calling the Palm Beach Police Community Relations Unit at 561-838-5467.

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