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AARP presents October 2018 scam alerts


Last updated 10/12/2018 at 1:38am

TEMECULA – In 2017, 16.7 million Americans lost nearly $17 billion to identity fraud. Security experts recommend people take three simple steps to help protect their digital identity: set up electronic access to financial accounts; freeze their credit and use a password manager or use strong passwords and store them securely. To learn how to put these tips into practice, visit

Many scammers will make fake online dating profiles to get close to victims, build a relationship with them online and ask for money to finally meet their love interest, start a new...

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