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Fraud Prevention For Seniors

Congressman Bill Foster's Discussion On Fraud Prevention For Seniors


On Monday, February 23, 2015, the office of Congressman Bill Foster will host fraud prevention discussions in Aurora and Bolingbrook to help senior citizens learn how they can protect themselves from scams. These forums will give senior citizens and their families an opportunity to learn about fraud targeted at seniors and how to avoid becoming a victim.  


Speakers will include:

  • Courtney Hedderman, Associate State Director of Advocacy and Outreach AARP
    • Courtney will discuss Medicare fraud and abuse, tips to prevent this type of fraud, how to spot it and how to report it. She will also introduce the Fraud Watch Network initiative. 
  • Bill Hodor, Staff Attorney, Federal Trade Commission 
    • Bill will discuss the trending scams targeting seniors, such as Grandparent Scams, Telemarketing Scams, IRS Imposters, and others. Bill will also talk about the Pass it On Campaign to help spread the awareness of fraud among seniors.
  • Richard Reeb, Operations Supervisor, Social Security Administration.
    • Richard will discuss Social Security scams targeted at seniors.



Where: Alden of Waterford
2000 Randi Dr.
Aurora, IL 60504

When:: Monday, February 23rd at 10:00 A.M.

This event is free and open to the public



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Where: Heritage Woods
550 Kildeere Dr.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440

When:: Monday, February 23rd at 2:00 P.M.  

This event is free and open to the public


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