December 9- Security for seniors topic of free Stetson Law and Florida AARP forum Dec. 10

Contact Frank Klim
Executive Director of Communications
(727) 562-7889

Gulfport, Fla. – Experts from around the state will advise senior citizens on personal and financial security at a consumer forum at Stetson University College of Law Wednesday, Dec. 10. The forum begins at 1 p.m. in Stetson’s Great Hall and is a joint-effort with the AARP of Florida.

Discussion topics will include warnings on how to avoid scams and con-artists, protection against identity theft, home repair fraud and financial exploitation.

Representatives from the following organizations will speak: the Attorney General’s Office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Finance Services, the State Attorney’s Office, the Gulf Coast Legal Services and the Pinellas County Consumer Protection Agency and Stetson University College of Law.

The AARP is putting on a series of forums throughout the state to inform communities on consumer issues.

The forum is part of an effort by Stetson’s Consumer Protection Education Program to educate seniors on how to spot fraud and how to avoid becoming a target for criminals.