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Do You Fit The Profile Of A Scam Victim?

Posted on: 1:12 pm, February 25, 2013, by

There are specific characteristics that can make you more likely to be a target!

What they are and how to change them!

 

We’re celebrating National Consumer Protection Week March 3th – March 9th!    Join us for one of our free workshops during NCPW week.

See dates and info below.

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  • March 4th ,   Monday at 6:00 pm                                  
  • BBB  Smart Investor’s Workshop
  • If you are thinking of investing, then don’t miss this workshop.
  • You will learn:
  • Who fits the profile of a potential fraud target.
  • How to identify the persuasion tactics fraudsters use.
  • How to reduce risky behaviors by asking the right questions.
  • Simple steps to take before making any investment decision.
  • Fee: No charge, RSVP required. Space is limited.
  • RSVP by 3/1 to email cstewart@bbbmidsouth.org, or call 901-757-8603 to reserve your spot.  ________________________________________________________________________________

 

  • March 6th , Wednesday at Noon                                    
  • BBB Smart Consumer Workshop
  • Become a smart consumer and learn how to recognize the red flags of a scam.  Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to avoid becoming a victim of a scam, fraud, or identity theft.  Leave a smarter consumer!
  • Fee: No charge, RSVP required. Space is limited.
  • RSVP by 3/4 to email: cstewart@bbbmidsouth.org, or call 901-757-8603 to reserve your spot.

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  • March 8th , Friday at 9:00 am                                                            
  • Tricks of the Trade: Scammers
  • Become a smart consumer and learn the tricks of scammers.  Arm yourself with the knowledge to avoid becoming a victim of a scam, fraud, identity theft or investment fraud.  Leave a smarter consumer!
  • Fee: No charge, RSVP required. Space is limited.
  • RSVP by 3/6 to email: cstewart@bbbmidsouth.org, or call 901-757-8603 to reserve your spot.

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Other BBB Events for Businesses:

 

  • March 5th, Tuesday at 7:30 am – 9:00 am                          
  • BBB Networking Breakfast
  • Bring plenty of your business cards and network with other business owners in the area.  Open to all businesses interested in networking, and upholding the BBB standards and ethics of business.  Staff will be available if you have questions about BBB services and benefits.  A light breakfast & coffee will be served.
  • Fee: BBB Accredited Businesses: no charge, Non-Accredited Businesses: $15.  RSVP required, space is limited.
  • RSVP  by 3/1 to email: cstewart@bbbmidsouth.org, or call 901-757-8603 to reserve your spot.

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  • March 25th – April 29th   from  5:30 pm – 7:00 pm              
  • What Every Employer Needs To Know!
  • Come and learn what an employer needs to know from the hire process to the fire process. This is a six week series that will meet every Monday evening, and will be presented by Jackson-Lewis Law Offices.    You will receive a notebook, and handouts each week that are yours to keep.  This series also qualifies for SHRM credits.  For more information and fees contact: Cheryl Stewart at cstewart@bbbmidsouth.org or call 901-757-8603.  RSVP for the six week series by 3/18.  Space is limited.