It feels like you need superpowers to keep ahead of the scammers these days. Just 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 your credit; and use a password manager or use strong passwords and store them securely. To learn how to put these tips into practice, visit http://www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork — and become your own superhero.
Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam.
Report scams to local law enforcement. For help from AARP, call 1-877-908-3360 or visit the AARP Fraud Watch Network at http://www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork.