National Consumer Protection Week

Looking to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and scams?

You came to the right place to learn about various consumer issues affecting us today. Watch the videos conducted during the 2021 NCPW Virtual Consumer Fair. Consumers can learn more about scams and how to avoid fraud from experts.

Click on the buttons below for the workshops you’d like to view

 

[button link=”https://youtu.be/rlRU0qmoDNg” color=”silver” newwindow=”yes”] Keep Your Identity Safe[/button]  
Eva Velasquez, Identity Theft Resource Center
Learn what you can do to minimize your risk for identity theft.

 

[button link=”https://youtu.be/VBh5LbgX9_8” color=”silver” newwindow=”yes”] COVID-Related Scams[/button] 
Sheela Sharma, Office of Consumer Protection
Learn about COVID-related scams, how to avoid them, and how to receive support

 

[button link=”https://youtu.be/FwEZM53BvIE” color=”silver” newwindow=”yes”] Medicare and You[/button] 
Volunteers, State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Learn about your Medicare benefits and how fraud affects your plan.

 

[button link=”https://youtu.be/VM2LGH4GNGM” color=”silver” newwindow=”yes”] Mail Scams[/button] 
Brian Shaughnessy, US Postal Inspectors Service
Learn what to do and who to call ­about mail fraud.

 

National Consumer Protection Week has been celebrated since 2005 in Hawaii and across the nation. To get more information about our national partners, check out the Federal Trade Commission.

 

NCPW Virtual Consumer Fair flyer available for download as PDF