Thursday, January 20, 2011

Free Seminar on How to Avoid Financial Scams and Fraud

The Stetson University College of Law sponsors the Elder Consumer Protection Program.  This program was designed to provide an educational resource for topics pertaining to elder consumer protection - including financial scams and fraud.  The college sponsors free events as part of this program.  There are three upcoming programs: "Shield Yourself from Financial Exploitation (Financial and Consumer Scams and Frauds)", "Protect Yourself from Financial Abuse (Family Issues, Preplanning, Personal Legal Document Basics)", and "Batten Down Against Disaster Frauds and Scams (Price Gouging, Home Repair, Charity Fraud, Insurance)".

The first program is:

"Shield Yourself from Financial Exploitation (Financial and Consumer Scams and Frauds)"
Tuesday, January 25th 
from 9:00am - 2:00pm
at the Stetson University College of Law 
(Eleazer Courtroom)
1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, Florida 33707

Although the program is free, they do require that you register, as there is limited space.  Light breakfast and lunch will be provided to registered attendees.  You can call  727-562-7888 to register or to get more information or you can e-mail elderconsumers@law.stetson.ed.

In addition, free consumer services will be available at this event -such as do-not-call/opt-out registration, free credit reports, and secure document shredding.

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