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Protect Yourself From Scams

Protect yourself from scams.  Get to Senior Scam Jam, Thursday, August 9th 8:00 – 3:00 at the Pond Student Union Building on the ISU campus.

Learn about:

  • The Top 10 Senior Scams
  • Medicare Fraud
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

Morning Sessions

8:00am – 9:00am Registration and Visit Resource Tables

9:00am – Opening Ceremonies:  Emcee Brittany Borghi, KIFI Channel 8

9:20am 9:40am – Morning Keynote Address:  Bill Deal, Director, Idaho Dept of Insurance

9:40am -10:0am
Predatory Lending
                    Mark Dahlquist, Pocatello Neighborhood Housing Services

10:00- 10:15 – Break

10:15 – 11:00 Breakout Sessions – Choose One of Four Sessions:

                    1. Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors
                    Luke Erickson, University of Idaho Extn Office

Or:       2. Medicare Fraud and Questions
                    Susie Stricker and Krista Robinson, SHIBA

Or:       3. Veterans Fraud
                    Debbie Harmon, State Veterans Service Officer, Office of Veterans Advocacy

        Or:        4. Scam Smackdown
                     Beve Bryant, Better Business Bureau, and
Lonny Tutko, Office of the Idaho Attorney General

11:00- 11:15 – Break

11:15 – 12 Noon  Breakout Sessions – Choose One of Four Sessions:

  1. Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors
                    Luke Erickson, University of Idaho Extn Office

Or:       2. Medicare Fraud and Questions
                    Susie Stricker and Krista Robinson, SHIBA

Or:       3. Investment Fraud
                    Patricia Highley, Idaho Dept. of Finance

Or:      4. Foreclosure/Real Estate Fraud
                    Shalynn Pierson, Homeless & Housing Coalition of SE Idaho

12:00 – 1:00pm     Free Lunch
Afternoon Sessions 
1:00 – 1:45pm

Breakout Sessions – Choose One of Four Sessions:

  1. Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors
                    Luke Erickson, University of Idaho Extn Office

Or:       2. Medicare Fraud and Questions
                    Susie Stricker and Krista Robinson, SHIBA
Or:       3. Reverse Mortgages
                    Mary Boyd, Pocatello Neighborhood Housing Services
Or:      4. Abuse of Vulnerable Adults
Susan Cronquist, Area Agency on Aging
1:45 – 2:00 – Break

2:00 – 3:15    General Session with all attendees
2:00 – 2:30   Identify Theft
                      Angela Jensen, Idaho Legal Aid 
2:30 – 3:00   Local Police Presentation
                      Dianne Brush, Pocatello Police Department

3:00- 3:15    Closing Ceremonies and Prize Drawings

Event collaborators
    Partners for ProsperityPocatello PD

 

 

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