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Scam Prevention Session Targets Chattanooga Consumers on Aug. 15

Consumers Will Gain Scam-Fighting Tips to Avoid, Report Scams
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | 07:30am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is partnering with the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga to provide scam-fighting tips to consumers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

Consumers will receive tips on preventing common scams like imposter scams, identity theft, gift card scams, sweetheart scams and more. Scam-fighting resources and information for reporting scams and deceptive business practices will also be presented.  

WHO: TDCI Division of Consumer Affairs and the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga

WHAT:  Scam Prevention Education Presentation

WHEN: Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE: The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, 730 E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37411

Questions about the event can be directed to Outreach Coordinator Anna Smith.

TDCI and the Attorney General’s Office created the Scams Stop Here campaign, which aims to educate and assist Tennessee consumers with combating and reporting scams and fraud. More information about the Division of Consumer Affairs can be found at tn.gov/consumer.

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