September 19, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to Noon
On Friday, September 19, 2014, the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Consumer Protection & Public Safety Foundation will partner with the State Bar of California and the California Bureau of Real Estate to present a Schemes, Scams & Rip-offs seminar for senior citizens in La Palma. The seminar is hosted by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and will be held at the La Palma Community Center from 10:00 a.m. until noon. This is a free event and open to the public. Please rsvp
"These seminars are well-attended and are a great opportunity for our seniors to learn about the latest scams," said CSLEA Unit-A Vice President Kenny Ehrman. "From identity theft to real estate and mortgage fraud to lawyer fraud. We help seniors to keep from becoming victims and we help those who have become victims."
The CSLEA Consumer Protection & Public Safety Foundation routinely assists with seminars throughout California. For a list of upcoming dates, click here.
To view clips from a recent seminar for seniors click here.
The CSLEA Consumer Protection & Public Safety Foundation's mission is to protect Californians from illegal activity by educating them on the latest, sneaky ways criminals will try to rip them off.
The non-profit Foundation also raises money for scholarships for CSLEA members and their immediate family members, particularly those seeking futures in public safety or consumer protection. CSLEA represents nearly 7,000 public safety and consumer protection professionals who work for the State of California such as agents, investigators, rangers, wardens, inspectors, licensing & enforcement representatives, dispatchers, police officers and firefighters.
Topics covered at the La Palma Community Center on September 19 will include:
Lawyer fraud and unlicensed practice of the law
Unlicensed auto repair
Scams against seniors in local neighborhoods
Real estate and mortgage fraud