International financial crimes, commonly called scams, are crimes that target or impact older adults in ways that can be devastating financially as well as emotionally. Learn ways to recognize transnational financial crimes/scams such as romance and lottery crimes, tech support and the IRS/Social Security Impersonation crimes.

Tips on how to recognize these crimes to protect yourself and other older adults as a form of financial self-defense will be shared. Information on how and where to report these crimes and other resources will also be provided. Information on ways to recognize and avoid becoming a money mule on behalf of these scam predators will also be explained. Debbie Deem is a retired FBI Victim Specialist, whose focus for several years was working with victims of these kinds of financial crimes.

Note: February meetings will be the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.

Meeting Location
FlyAway Bus Terminal
2nd Floor
7610 Woodley Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Free parking in front lot – DO NOT go into the parking structure.