Fraud and scams are a growing problem in the U.S. Learn how to spot them at a series of three programs presented by Bill April from AARP beginning with “Weapons of Fraud” on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Jeudevine Memorial Library, 93 N. Main St., Hardwick. April will give an overview of the leading scams and techniques of con artists and steps to take to avoid victimization.

This program will be followed by “Fraud, Scams and Con Artists: Coming to a Computer Near You” on Tuesday, Oct. 15, and “Identity Theft” on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

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