Free Community Event Helps You Protect Yourself And Your Money From Scams

August 30, 2011

DAYTON, OHIO, August 26, 2011 – Your Better Business Bureau is partnering with Hithergreen Center and the Washington-Centerville Library to present a free community event to help you make the most of your assets and protect yourself from scammers...

Schemes, Scams & Crimes: Protect Yourself & Your Money

Wednesday, September 7

Hithergreen Center

5900 Hithergreen Dr., Dayton

10 a.m. - 12 noon: Expo

10 - 10:30 a.m.: Scam Bingo

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Panel Discussion on Schemes and Scams

No matter what your age, this event is the place to get the answers to your questions about scams. Representatives from a variety of agencies will be on hand, such as the...

· Better Business Bureau

· Attorney General’s Office

· Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel

· Ohio Department of Insurance

· Pro Seniors

· Consumer Credit Counseling Service

· Taxpayer Advocate Service

· Social Security Administration

Mark your calendars and plan to attend to get insight from experts in the field. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register, call (937) 435-2415.

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