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'All I Need is Your Bank Account Number'

Learn how to avoid scam artists and and telemarketing fraud at a workshop hosted by Assemblymember Jerry Hill.

In Wednesday's Patch, we reported that a family came very close to being in a Belmont parking lot after answering a Craigslist ad for a used car. Turns out the guy "selling" the car had actually and thought he'd pocket the $500 deposit and split. He was subsequently arrested by .

On Friday at 10 a.m., Assemblymember Jerry Hill and representatives from Seniors Against Fraud (SAIF), will present the annual senior fraud prevention workshop at .

The free workshop will teach seniors how to protect themselves against scam artists who commit investment and telemarketing fraud crimes. Participants of all ages are welcome.

To reserve your seat at this popular workshop, call 650-595-7444, or email chandley@belmont.gov.

Senior Fraud Prevention Workshop

  • Fri., Aug. 10
  • 10 a.m.
  • Twin Pines Senior & Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Ln., Belmont
  • Free
  • For more information, call 650-595-7444 or email chandley@belmont.gov

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Judie Davis August 10, 2012 at 01:07 AM
When "they" call and want information from you, instead of hanging up you can say "just a minute while I get that for you" and then walk away from the phone and never come back!

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