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Seniors, Don't Be Scammed

Carver-McDonald Branch Library at 2941 Renwick St. in Monroe, LA held a community program on Thursday, May 9, 2024, "how not to be scammed!" with presenter, Detective Kwasic Heckard of the Monroe Police Department. discussed techniques that seniors can help protect themselves from current scams, home burglaries to cybercrimes. Common scams aimed at older adults include: Government impersonator scams, such as someone posing as a Medicare representative asking for account information. Fake prizes, sweepstakes, the Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration, and lottery scams, i...


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