In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual program called Don’t Become a Victim: Fraud, Scams, & Elder Abuse. We also talk about what we’re reading.
- Katie read Here for It R. Eric Thomas
- Abby read The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling (and mentioned Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy)
Next, we hear a recording of a virtual program held early this summer. Don’t Become a Victim: Fraud, Scams, & Elder Abuse is presented by Ron Farmer, President of the Charlottesville Albemarle Triad SALT Council, and David Malakouti, the Community Outreach Coordinator at the Office of the Attorney General. In it, they share information on current Fraud, Scams, and Elder Abuse including an update from the Office of the Attorney General on COVID-19 targeted scams.
Watch the video from the event on YouTube
Some of the resources mentioned in the program:
- Email TRIAD
- Upcoming TRIAD events
- Info from the SEC
- FTC Scam alerts
- Do Not Call list
- Virginia Attorney General
- VA Attorney General Consumer Protection
- Price Gouging Complaint form
- BBB’s Charity Navigator
- Email Dan M. at the AG office
Reliable links about coronavirus that they mentioned
JMRL’s Youtube Account
Follow JMRL’s progress through the tiers of the JMRL COVID-19 Response Plan.
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