Friday, April 17, 2015

Upcoming AARP Fraud Watch events

AARP emailed information on some upcoming events to help seniors avoid fraud:

Con artists don’t care how hard people work. They steal billions from Americans every year. AARP Hawaii is launching the Fraud Watch Network and a series of educational and service opportunities in Hawaii to help consumers fight back.  A brief description of these events is provided below.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9:05 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.

AARP Hawaii is holding a statewide teleforum featuring the latest research information on fraud in Hawaii. The teleforum will include special guests:

· Scott Spallina, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu
· Lisa Nakao, Better Business Bureau Serving Hawaii
· Joshua Bailes, Commodities Futures Trade Commission.
The general public can participate via their computers at

Friday, May 1, 2015
Free Oahu Smart Check Scam Jams
Participants will learn about the latest scams and how to avoid them.

Ala Moana Hotel
Hibiscus Ballroom 1
10:00 am – Noon
Phone registration:  1-877-926-8300
Register online:


Kahala Mall – Courtyard Area
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
No registration required. Drop in for 10 minutes or stay for the whole event.

Saturday, May 2nd from 8 a.m. to Noon

Free Document Shredding Event in Aiea
Access Information Management Destruction Plant
98-736 Moanalua Loop
Aiea, HI 96701
Limit 4 boxes or bags. No registration required.