For Immediate Release:
March 1, 2022
Oklahoma Insurance Department Hosts Annual Senior Fraud Webinar Series Beginning March 23
OKLAHOMA CITY –The Oklahoma Insurance Department’s (OID) Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) is partnering with the Oklahoma Department of Securities, the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, the Oklahoma Banker’s Association, AARP Oklahoma and the National Insurance Crime Bureau to host its Annual Senior Fraud Webinar Series. The webinar series will be held every Wednesday starting March 23 through May 4. Sessions start at 10:00 a.m. CST and each one is scheduled to cover different fraud topics including Medicare and healthcare fraud, relationship scams, cyber scams, investment fraud, banking fraud and securities fraud.
The 2022 Senior Fraud Webinar Series will educate Oklahomans on the latest white-collar crimes and provide tips to protect themselves from scams targeting seniors. This virtual event will consist of seven educational webinars led by speakers with diverse areas of expertise such as state agency directors, Medicare professionals and individuals from the fraud prevention fields.
“Each year, scammers come up with new ways to steal personal information and money from consumers. These scams are becoming more and more prevalent, especially for senior citizens,” Director of the MAP division Ray Walker said. “This is a great opportunity to learn how to identify these new scams, how to avoid becoming a victim and what to do if you think you may have become a victim.”
If you have questions about other insurance issues, please contact the Oklahoma Insurance Department at 1-800-522-0071 or visit our website at www.oid.ok.gov.