Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Rep. Scott Peters Announces FREE ‘Scam Stopper’ Seminar for Seniors on April 30

Apr 16, 2013
Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) today announced that he, along with Congresswoman Susan Davis and the Contractors State License Board, will host a FREE Senior Scam Stopper seminar (www.SeniorScamStopper.com) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2013. The event will take place at the Mary & Gary West Senior Wellness Center, 1525 4th Ave., in downtown San Diego.

The panel will include representatives from the Contractors State License Board, California Public Utilities Commission, San Diego County District Attorney's Office, and others, who will offer advice and assistance to seniors about how to protect themselves against fraud related to home repairs, auto repair, insurance, telecommunications and identity theft. Attendees can also get help if they think they have been defrauded.

“Sadly, there are unscrupulous people out there who will take advantage of others this way, and our seniors are too often the victims,” said Peters.  “I want my constituents to have the information and tools they need to protect themselves against fraud.”

Seniors, their families, and caregivers are welcome to attend. Seating will be limited to a first come, first served basis.  Metered street parking is available near the Senior Wellness Center. Public transportation is available via bus http://www.sdmts.com/mtscr/BusRoutes.aspx, trolley http://www.sdmts.com/Trolley/Trolley.asp, and the Coaster http://www.gonctd.com/coaster#coaster.

For more information and/or to RSVP, please contact Anthony Nguyen from Congressman Peters’ office at 858.455.5550 or Jonathan Hardy from Congresswoman Davis’ office at 619.280.5353.

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