Department of Family Services – Older Adults

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
703-324-7948 TTY 711
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
Fairfax, VA 22035
Trina Mayhan-Webb

Fairfax County’s Silver Shield Anti-Scam Campaign

The Silver Shield Campaign helps older adults avoid being scammed by sharing critical information about current scams.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI): What is AI and How to Avoid AI Scams
In this video, Silver Shield Task Force members Melissa Smarr and Martin Bailey discuss artificial intelligence (AI). Learn what AI is, how AI relates to scams already happening in our community, and get tips on protecting yourself from AI scams.

Information on Artificial Intelligence: Voice Cloning and Deepfakes  

This is Part 2 of a series by Fairfax County's Silver Shield Campaign about artificial intelligence (AI), taking an in-depth look into scams that use AI. The information provided in this video help you understand how scammers use voice cloning and deep fakes to scam their victims.  Learn tips on what you can do to protect yourself from these scams. 

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