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CVLN: Scams, Cons, and Fraudulent Schemes: How Advocates Can Help Victims of Crime

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
11:00 am12:30 pm

Join the Crime Victim Legal Network during National Crime Victims' Rights Week for an informative presentation by Carol Kando-Pineda of the Federal Trade Commission and Lisa Schifferle of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Every year, Americans of all ages lose billions of dollars to scams and fraud. But do we, as service providers know how to help individuals who have been scammed?

This webinar will provide an overview of (1) some of the common scams and trends your clients may encounter, (2) red flags to help you issue spot, (3) specific rights of these crime victims, and (4) how advocates and service providers can assist those targeted and refer them to the right places.