Outsmart Con Artists: Arm Yourself Against Fraud

The following is a guest post by Nancy Mahoney, an AARP Foundation ElderWatch volunteer in Colorado. Each year, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft, investment fraud and other types of scams. Last year alone, 12.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft thats one person victimized every three seconds. They are people just like you and me who told themselves theyre too smart to fall for a scam. Yet, as a volunteer with AARP Foundation …