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BBB Release: REMEMBER NOV. 4: Scam Jam 2010


Identify Cons, Avoid Scams, Protect Cash and Personal Data

Anchorage, Alaska – Nov. 1, 2010 – Sadly, many individuals don't take the time to educate themselves about scams until after they've been victimized.

Stay ahead of the cons at SCAM JAM 2010:

Thursday, Nov 4, 2010 (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Anchorage Senior Activity Center

1300 East 19th Ave., Anchorage

Attend Scam Jam, a free anti-fraud seminar on detecting and avoiding common marketplace scams. Hear from Better Business Bureau and these consumer-protection experts:

AARP Alaska

Ann Secrest, Director of Communications, will speak about "Identity Theft & Weapons of Fraud."

Anchorage Police Department

Det. Sgt. Ronald Tidler and Det. Cynthia Bradley, of the Burglary Unit, will speak about "2010 Electronic Fraud Trends in Anchorage."

Admission is FREE. Everyone is welcome. Attendees can get answers to anti-fraud questions and take home useful tips on how to protect themselves and their families from common schemes. 

Scam Jam is proudly presented by BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington. Visit www.alaska.bbb.org/scamjam for details. RSVP to: Tara Sims at 907-562-0704 or events@thebbb.org.

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