Southside Daily has collaborated with AARP to raise awareness about scams people need to watch out for.
A scam will be featured every Wednesday, so be sure to always check wydaily.com and be in the know.
Know the map
Scammers work 24 hours a day, seven days a week looking for their next victims. The unfortunate reality is that millions of people fall victim to scams carried out by sophisticated national and international criminal organizations every year.
You can get a sense of how widespread this is by visiting the AARP scam-tracking map. Understanding how widespread scams are and which ones are trending in your community can help you stay safe.
Visit the AARP Fraud Watch Network by clicking here or call the AARP Fraud Watch Network Helpline at 877-908-3360 to report a scam or get help if you’ve fallen victim.