Report scams and unlicensed solicitors by contacting Fairfax County Police Non-Emergency: 703-691-2131, TTY 711.
Scam Slam Audio Series
Martin Bailey, who represents AARP Virginia and the Senior Medicare Patrol on Fairfax County’s Silver Shield Task Force, discusses the latest scam topics. Tune in to the latest Scam Slam audio series' topics.
Tune into AARP’s Friday FraudCast for an insightful interview. Detective Jonathan Loesch, a member of the Fairfax County Silver Shield Task Force, discusses the Felony Lane Gang (FLG) – what it is and how to protect yourself and your valuables. Check out this episode.
Federal Trade Commission
1. Social Security
4. Fake check scams
The Federal Trade Commission share more information about scams.
Avoid Scams Against Elders and Dementia with Melissa Smarr
Melissa Smarr is the facilitator of the Silver Shield Anti-Scam Campaign, which focuses on educating older adults about how they can protect themselves from scammers. In this podcast with the Alzheimer's Caregiver Alliance, she shares information on how to avoid scams against older adults and people with dementia. Check out this episode.