Consumer Protection Series: Common Scams & Frauds
January 18, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Nearly everyone has experienced fraud, or knows someone who has been a victim. A spokesman from the Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection will discuss the details of common scams, the warning signs of a scam, and what to do if you or someone you know falls victim to a scam or fraud. Don’t let your friends or relatives be victimized! Learn the warning signs of scams and what to do if you suspect something.
Instructor: Ben Merens
Ben Merens is a 40-year veteran journalist who spent 21 of those years as a talk show host at Wisconsin Public Radio. Today, he is an Outreach Specialist for the state’s Department of Consumer Protection. Ben also is a professional storyteller and storytelling trainer. He believes that everyone has the right to be heard and share their most important stories. He often states that “our stories help validate our existence and help others along their own personal journeys.”