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Series scheduled to protect seniors from fraud and ID theft

The Hamilton County Fraud & Scams Coalition is set to kick off an educational series centered on protecting senior citizens from become a victim of fraud and identity theft.

The event is called WesleyLinks, which is a network of 65 churches organized by Wesley Community Services in the Greater Cincinnati area. On Wednesday, April 6th at noon they will hold their first meeting at Westwood United Methodist Church, at 3460 Epworth Avenue in Cincinnati.

Commissioner Greg Hartmann and Leslie Kish of the Better Business Bureau, will kick off the educational series with information on senior fraud prevention tips and resources for seniors who suspect fraud or identity theft. In addition representatives from each of WesleyLinks' member churches will gather to discuss senior fraud and identity theft.

The Hamilton County Coalition to Stop Fraud, Scams & Abuse is a partnership of social service agencies, business leaders, nonprofits and local law enforcement united to pro-actively educate Hamilton County residents on the dangers of consumer fraud, identity theft and scams in our community.

For more information visit their website at:  www.hamilton-co.org/fraud.

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