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Talk with Asian Pacific Americans fraud victim advocate

/ 02:16 AM June 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — Four in ten (39 percent) Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) age 50 and older report that they or their family members have experienced fraud schemes, according to the recent survey from AARP (aarp.org/AAPIfraudsurvey).

A live telephone town hall featuring Victim Advocate Alan Lai for will lead a discussion on fraud and identity theft. Lai will outline common scams and how to protect oneself and warn others. The format is like a radio talk show, but the audience listens on the phone. They will also learn about free resources to keep safe.  Alan will take live questions from the audience.

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WHEN:

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. PT

SPEAKERS:

  • Alan Lai is a victim advocate and community leader in the greater Seattle area for more than 25 years.  He is nationally known for his outstanding advocacy work particularly on human trafficking cases and scam cases targeting minority communities. Alan has received numerous awards from different law enforcement and social service agencies, including the National Crime Victim Service Award given by the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American and Pacific Islander Audience Strategy

HOW TO LISTEN:

Visit https://access.live/AARP-AAPI to:

  • Pre-register to receive a phone call. Those who register will receive a telephone call from AARP on June 19 just before 7:00 pm PT. Please pick up and stay on the line, it could take a few minutes before the call starts. You must provide your name and telephone number in the registration to receive a phone call.
  • Live stream the audio on June 19 at 7:00 pm.
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