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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 27, 2014

U.S. Attorney Invites Senior Citizens To Fraud Workshop In Allen, Texas

Department of Justice
Office of Public Affairs

 ALLEN, Texas – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas will provide a free presentation to senior citizens on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at the Allen Public Library, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. 

The presentation will discuss ways to identify and prevent Medicare fraud.  Seniors will be advised of common schemes used by fraudsters and given real-life examples of previous fraudulent activity.  While the U.S. Attorney’s Office will not be able to advise seniors regarding their individual medical benefits or claims, seniors will be given important information on how to protect their personal information and who to contact if they suspect they are being victimized.

The event will be held from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Allen Public Library located at 300 N. Allen Drive, Allen, Texas.  While the event is free, seating is limited to approximately 40 people.  To reserve a seat, or for more information, please contact Ann Williams at 972-423-3932. 

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Updated March 12, 2015