“Scam Jam” Visits the Coast Next Week

July 18, 2019
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Scam Jam will happen in Florence, Newport, Lincoln City and Astoria

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will join members of the Oregon Department of Justice, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services and AARP Oregon for a Coastal Scam Jam Tour next week (July 23-26, 2019) in Florence, Newport, Lincoln City and Astoria, Oregon. These four educational fraud prevention workshops are free and open to members of the public. Registration is required.

Consumers lose billions of dollars to frauds and scams each year. And, studies show the hardest hit are often older adults. To help prevent fraud, the Oregon Department of Justice offers annual Scam Jams in communities around the state. Scam Jams offer practical advices about scams and schemes including:

  • Insurance and investment fraud
  • Online and door-to-door scams
  • Identity theft
  • Other scams targeting older consumers.

Members of the public can register for the events here.

Florence, Oregon
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Florence Event Center
715 Quince St, Florence, OR 97439

Newport, Oregon
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd St, Newport, OR 97365

Lincoln City
Thursday, July 25, 2019
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lincoln City Community Center
2150 NE Oar Pl, Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday, July 26, 2019
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Astoria Senior Center
1111 Exchange St, Astoria, OR 97103