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Tip-Offs to Rip-Offs program gave fraud prevention tips

 

October 26, 2022



Slamming scamming was a popular pastime in Skagit County on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

The American Association of Retired Persons teamed up with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, TechConnect, Boeing Employees’ Credit Union and Nomorobo on a free 90-minute Tip-Offs to Rip-Offs online event designed to help Skagit County area consumers stay a step ahead of scammers.

That heavyweight lineup landed quite a haymaker against con artists.

“We had a solid showing for the event, with 114 signing in from the Skagit County area,” Jason Erskine, communications director for AARP Washingt...



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