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How to Prevent Fraud

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2021-04-22 14:00:00 2021-04-22 15:00:00 America/Chicago How to Prevent Fraud Learn about how to protect yourself from various scams and how the Illinois Attorney General's office can help mediate unfair billing and consumer complaints. West Branch

Thursday, April 22
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-22 14:00:00 2021-04-22 15:00:00 America/Chicago How to Prevent Fraud Learn about how to protect yourself from various scams and how the Illinois Attorney General's office can help mediate unfair billing and consumer complaints. West Branch

West Branch

APLD Adult/Teen Zoom Room

Learn about how to protect yourself from various scams and how the Illinois Attorney General's office can help mediate unfair billing and consumer complaints.

Iwona Przonak, Community Outreach Liaison for the Illinois Office of the Attorney General, will discuss how to avoid being victimized by these top consumer scams: Imposter, Health Care (Medicare Scam, etc.), Charity, Home Repair Fraud, Covid Scams, and Online/Marketing Scams, in addition to Identity Theft.

She will also describe the different divisions and programs within the agency:
- Crime Victims Assistance Program (compensation for victims)
- Health Care Bureau / Helpline (unfair billing, denials of coverage, etc.)
- Consumer Protection Bureau (consumer complaints/free mediation process)
- Public Utilities Bureau (Alternative Energy Suppliers)

-  Disability Rights Bureau

-  Workforce Rights

-  Charity Trust Bureau (Investigate before you donate.)

-  Help with Student Loans; Internet Safety for Students & more.

I acknowledge my participation (or my child’s participation) in this virtual program includes the recording of this program which may include my name as listed on my account, images and/or video footage. I grant the Aurora Public Library District my permission to use the photographs and/or video footage for any legal use, including but not limited to: publicity, copyright purposes, illustration, advertising, and web content.  
 
Furthermore, I understand that no royalty, fee or other compensation shall become payable to me by reason of such use.

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | General Interest |

TAGS: | Scams | Fraud | Consumer Protection | Consumer Complaints |

West Branch

Phone: 630-264-3600
Fax: 630-844-8695
Branch manager
Scott Grotto

Hours
Mon, May 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, May 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 12 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 13 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 14 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sat, May 15 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sun, May 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

This branch is connected to Washington Middle School and known for its creattive displays and programs for adults. Complete with three study rooms and two conference rooms.

Contact Scott

Upcoming events

Tue, May 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Discord

Thu, May 13, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Virtual - Recorded Video

Thu, May 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual

Thu, May 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
virtual via Zoom

Thu, May 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event on Zoom - Evento Virtual por Zoom

Fri, May 14, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Virtual

Mon, May 17, 3:00pm - 3:05pm
Virtual

Mon, May 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Eola Road Branch - APLD Adult/Teen Zoom Room

Tue, May 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Eola Road Branch - APLD Children's Zoom Room

Tue, May 18, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual--Facebook Live

Wed, May 19, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Santori Library - APLD Adult/Teen Zoom Room

Wed, May 19, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual

Thu, May 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual

Thu, May 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Discord

Thu, May 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Santori Library - APLD Adult/Teen Zoom Room

Thu, May 20, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Santori Library - APLD Adult/Teen Zoom Room

Fri, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Por Facebook Live

Sun, May 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual

Tue, May 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, May 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual - Discord