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Protecting Older Adults Against COVID-19 Related Scams and Obtaining Relief from Financial Distress WEBINAR

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Protecting Older Adults Against COVID-19 Related Scams and Obtaining Relief from Financial Distress WEBINAR

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Older adults are frequently targeted by individuals promoting fake vaccines, COVID-19 cures, bogus stimulus payments, and other fraudulent schemes and scams. Most scams go unreported and older adults may lose a significant amount of income and assets. This webcast will provide an overview of the frauds and scams aimed at older adults, discuss legal protections, and provide resources to aid older adults defrauded by the individuals and businesses that promote these scams. The training will also focus on efforts by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to prevent older adults from falling victim to these scams, and provide information on addressing financial distress and avoiding foreclosure.

Presenters: 

  • Odette Williamson, National Consumer Law Center
  • Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Closed captioning will be available on this webcast. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webcast start time.

This training will be presented in a WEBCAST format to accommodate more participants. Due to the high volume of participants, computer audio will be the only option to listen to the presentation. No telephone call-in number will be provided. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.

This webcast will be recorded and available on our website shortly after the presentation. The recording and training materials will also be emailed to all registrants within a few days after the training.

The webcast will take place on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET.

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