Sat, May 30|
Get Woke and Avoid COVID-19 Scams
Don't fall in to the trap of COVID-19 Scams! There's lots of false information floating around and we'll teach you how to spot and avoid it!
Time & Location
May 30, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
About the event
The Financial Empowerment Center at the Greater Washington Urban League has partnered with the Federal Trade Commission to bring you the "Get Woke and Avoid COVID-19 Scams" information webinar. During this virtual event you will learn how to protect your money, identity and other personal information from scammers who are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis. You'll get valuable information on how to identify, avoid, and report scams related to COVID-19.
Some of the most common scams and other topics we will discuss are:
- Products and “potions”
- Relief payments
- Economic impact
- General scam prevention (including Medicare/Medicaid scams and government imposters)
- Reporting scams to the FTC
About the Financial Empowerment Center at the Greater Washington Urban League
Our mission for the Financial Empowerment Center at the Greater Washington Urban League is to place our constituents on viable pathways to economic progress and facilitate community and generational wealth accumulation. Our duty is to put participants in the driver’s seat with the skills and mindfulness they need to make critical changes and choices in order to build sound financial futures. For more information about the Financial Empowerment Center and the services we provide visit www.gwul.org/fec.
Learn more about scams at: www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams
To get official updates and more information about your relief payment , always go to: www.irs.gov/coronavirus