The Scammercast Educating and Defending Our Elders Against Scams!
About This Show
Scams are one of thee most dangerous threats today, especially when it comes to our elders. As the number of victims and money taken continues to skyrocket, realize that there IS HOPE... Scammercast is your frontline battlefield for getting educated on the most-recent scams but also - how to defend against them. Join us as we detail the processes, the traps and the solutions to help us all -- Hammer The Scammers! Its time for The Scammercast!
Enjoy these episodes with your hosts: Curtis Baily and Art Maines!
Most Recent Episode
The Federal Trade Commission In-Studio: a Visit with Director Steven Baker
Jun 8 16
Scammers are always looking for ways to exploit the weak and vulnerable among us. Unfortunately, that often means they are targeting older adults. From the grandparents’ scam to fake lotteries, the criminals are adept at stealing personal information and money from our senior citizens, people who worked hard all of their lives to save money to enjoy retirement. Here at the Scammercast, we strive to bring you the best, most up to date information to help you protect yourself and your loved ones from these criminals. Today, we are joined by Steven Baker, the director of the Midwest Regional office of the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC leads the way for the US Government in terms of educating the public about scams, fraud and identity theft. The FTC is the nation’s consumer protection agency.