North Carolina Department of Justice

North Carolina Department of Justice

North Carolina Department of Justice
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One could fall victim to a scam at any age, but many con artists especially target senior citizens. Common scams that hurt seniors include sweepstakes and prize scams, investment scams and home repair fraud.
 
Watch our video, and read our senior alerts about scams targeting NC seniors and get tips to avoid scams. 
 
You can also learn about how to sign up for the Do Not Call Registry to stop telemarketers from bothering you.
 
If you think you’ve fallen victim to a scam, file a complaint with us or call toll free within North Carolina 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.
 
If you or a loved one is a victim of elder abuse, you can learn how to report the abuse and where to go for help.