Avoid Online Scams

The Consumer Affairs Commission encourages everyone to be aware of online scans and offers these resources forSenior Citizen Using Zoom on Computer (JPG)identifying and avoiding them, verifying online offers and what to do if you are scammed. Remember, if it seems too good to be true - beware!

American  Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Fraud Watch Network 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Common Scams and Crimes

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Avoiding and Reporting Scams
Avoid Marketing Scams During 2022 Medicare Open Enrollment

Penn Asian Senior Services
How Seniors Can Stay Safe Online

How-To Geek
How Zelle Scams Work, and How to Protect Your Money

Residents who suspect that they are the victim of a scam should contact the Skokie Police Department at 847/982-5900. In an emergency, dial 9-1-1.