Today is last chance to register for “Senior Scam Jam” April 30

NC Attorney General Josh Stein and NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall will headline a distinguished panel of presenters at the “Seniors at Risk: 21st Century Scam Threats, Preventions and Solutions” seminar on Tuesday, April 30. Also known as “Senior Scam Jam,” the event will take place from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

This free, public workshop will feature several prominent experts discussing useful ways attendees can protect themselves, clients and loved ones from financial, technological and other types of fraud that typically impacts senior adults.

Other featured speakers will include Wake Forest Mayor Vivian Jones; Stephanie Bias, NC Department of Insurance; John Maron, NC Department of the Secretary of State; and Hugh Harris, NC Department of Justice. Among the topics they will discuss are Medicare and healthcare fraud; counterfeit prescription drugs; pyramid and Ponzi schemes; internet, investment, lottery, and sweepstakes scams and much more.

The “Senior Scam Jam” is free, but pre-registration is required at www.tfsnc.org/events no later than Tuesday, April 23.

The event is being sponsored by Triangle Family Services in partnership with Bank of America, Resources for Seniors, Waltonwood Lake Boone, Wake Forest SING and the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. For more information, contact MiKayla Reid at 919-821-0790 ext. 314 or events@tfsnc.org.