Posted: October 2, 2015 - 11:47pm
A workshop on avoiding financial exploitation is scheduled for older
residents and their family members and caregivers, according to a news
release from the state’s chief financial officer.
The program is called Operation S.A.F.E. (Stop Adult Financial
Exploitation), Be Scam Smart, and is part of Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Atwater’s On Guard for Seniors initiative, according to the
The workshop will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at River House at 179 Marine St. in St. Augustine.
The workshop will help people learn more about scams, including
identifying fraudulent behavior, common scams that target older people,
fighting identity theft and resources for staying safe.
“Be Scam Smart workshops are open to seniors, their family and
caregivers to help inform, empower, and protect Florida’s seniors from
financial scams and fraud,” according to the release. “If you want to
make sure your savings are protected, register for this workshop and get
a better understanding of how scam artists and scams work.”
For more, go to MyFloridaCFO.com/SAFE or call 1-877-693-5236.
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Workshop set in St. Augustine to help older residents avoid scams