ABOUT THE SENIOR FRAUD EVENTS

The Oklahoma Insurance Department is partnering with The Medicare Assistance Program (MAP), the Social Security Administration, the Oklahoma Department of Securities, the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Office of the Attorney General and AARP Oklahoma to educate Oklahomans on current scams and provide tips for staying safe. While people over the age of 65 are the typical targets of these attacks, we are seeing that they are not the only ones being scammed! People between the ages of 30-50 are also falling victim to new scams via social media. Join us for one or both of our in-person events to learn from industry experts how to avoid these scams.

These are free, public events not offering any continuing education credits.

June 23, 2022

Join us to learn about:

  • Social Security fraud
  • Contractor fraud
  • Internet safety tips

Oklahoma Insurance Department
Public Conference Room
400 NE 50th
Oklahoma City, 73105

7:30 a.m. – Breakfast Begins

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Presentation

Registration is required to attend this event.

JOSE OLIVERO

Social Security Administration

MARK WENTHOLD

National Insurance Crime Bureau

JOY McGILL

AARP Oklahoma

July 14, 2022

Join us to learn about:

  • Medicare fraud
  • Scams targeting seniors
  • Protecting your investments

Oklahoma Insurance Department
Public Conference Room
400 NE 50th
Oklahoma City, 73105

7:30 a.m. – Breakfast Begins

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Presentation

Registration is required to attend this event.

RAY WALKER

Medicare Assistance Program
Oklahoma Insurance Department

CHARLES DICKSON

Deputy Attorney General

JENNIFER SHAW

Oklahoma Department of Securities

If you would like to register for both event dates, please fill out both registration forms as we have limited capacity for each event.

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Meet Our Speakers

RAY WALKER

MEDICARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
a division of the Oklahoma Insurance Department

Ray Walker is the Divisional Director for the Medicare Assistance Program at the Oklahoma Insurance Department.  Mr. Walker has a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Oklahoma and over 20 years of experience working in and around the healthcare industry, primarily in insurance.  Mr. Walker has had the privilege of speaking to groups across the state and around the country on topics ranging from genetics to team building to Medicare.  Mr. Walker currently serves on the Advisory Committee to the State Council on Aging and recently completed his second term on the SHIP Steering Committee, where he served as the vice-chair for the SHIP Steering Committee (Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program), as well as the Leadership Council for the MIPPA Grant Program.

JOSE OLIVERO

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

Mr. Olivero has been with the Social Security Administration in Oklahoma since 2004. Prior to that, he was the Wage Reports Specialist in Oklahoma and North Texas and the agency’s Liaison officer to the IRS. Mr. Olivero holds a bachelor’s degree in Romance Languages from Cameron University in Lawton and completed his graduate studies in Spanish Literature at the University of Oklahoma. He retired as a Sergeant First Class from the US Army Medical Corp after 21 years of active service.

JOY McGILL

AARP Oklahoma

Joy McGill serves as the Associate State Director of Community Outreach for AARP Oklahoma. In this role, Joy drives AARP’s local presence and outreach to serve Oklahomans age 50+ and enhance their quality of life through the aging process. Joy facilitates elder abuse and fraud prevention work, supporting AARP’s national Fraud Watch Network program to help Oklahomans protect themselves and their families from scams and fraud. Joy is a frequent fraud prevention contributor on Tulsa’s CBS affiliate’s “Fraud Watch Wednesday” educational news segment. Additionally, she advocates for state laws and regulations to stop scams and shut down fraud attempts. Joy is also a regional board member for the Oklahoma/Arkansas Chapter of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators.  

In addition to fraud prevention work, McGill facilitates AARP programming supporting livable communities, family caregiving, food security and veteran engagement. McGill also facilitates community partnerships and programming and develops and engages AARP volunteer partners and their associated work. 

JENNIFER SHAW

OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF SECURITIES

Jennifer Shaw is an enforcement attorney and coordinator of investor education outreach for the Oklahoma Department of Securities.  Jennifer joined the Department in 2003 as an intern.  After passing the bar exam in 2005 she started working in her current role.   

Jennifer has an accounting degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.  She was Assistant Managing Editor and Note Editor of the American Indian Law Review.    

Jennifer is a member of the Senior Outreach Project Group for the National Association of Securities Administrators (NASAA).  This project group was responsible for the development of NASAA’s SeniorSafe training program and received the NASAA Outstanding Team Service award.  The project group has also developed law enforcement training for elder financial abuse and training for financial empowerment of women.   

Jennifer joined the board of the PIABA Foundation in 2019.   

Jennifer has volunteered as education director and director of the American Legion Auxiliary Oklahoma Girls State program for 17 years.

MARK WENTHOLD

NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BUREAU

Mark Wenthold has been a Special Agent with the National Insurance Crime Bureau since 2008. Prior to joining NICB, Mr. Wenthold was with the Oklahoma City PD Special Investigations Unit for 26 years. Mr. Wenthold is a graduate of OSU OKC with a degree in Police Science.

DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL CHARLES DICKSON

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Charles A. Dickson, III is the Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Oklahoma Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General. Mr. Dickson has been practicing law in Oklahoma since his admission in 1999 with 12 years of experience in private practice and 10 years with the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General. He was appointed Director of MFCU in August 2021.  

Prior to admission as an attorney, Mr. Dickson worked primarily in banking and in the United States Army Reserve receiving an honorable discharge at the rank of Sgt.