Con artists target people age 60 and older, swindling more than 7 million Americans out of almost $3 billion each year. Watch this video of a brave, retired school teacher from Marion, Iowa, who shares her story of losing nearly everything in a complex Ponzi scheme.
Double-check before you invest. Shield your savings from scammers and fraudulent investment schemes. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen invites you to learn more about common investment scams and provide you with tips to avoid scams, including how to protect yourself from identity theft.
The Iowa Insurance Division and other state government agency partners are here to assist you and provide you with resources. Are you a caregiver of an older Iowan? We have resources to assist you too.
Arm yourself with knowledge and learn how to avoid and report fraud by downloading our informative workbook.
Please check back here to learn about Iowa Fraud Fighters forums coming to a location near you in spring and summer of 2019.
Empower yourself. Become an Iowa Fraud Fighter.
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