Senior fraud prevention planned in Janesville



Seniors are teaching the Janesville Police Department a thing or two about a new wave of technology based fraud.  Sergeant Brian Donohoue says a recent fraud prevention seminar brought out a lot of stories from an age group who are becoming much more interested in securing their identities.   Donohoue says so many seniors have expressed an interest, they've invited a representative from the State Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection for a repeat performance.  Donohoue says seniors are becoming much more aware of how modern technology is making them vulnerable to "old" scams, in whole "new" ways.  A free fraud prevention presentation is planned for the Janesville Senior Center from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.  

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