National Consumer Protection Week on Maui

March 8, 2017, 12:46 PM HST · Updated March 9, 2:50 PM

For the first time ever, National Consumer Protection Week is being brought to Maui.

From now until March 11, learn how to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft and scams.

NCPW activities will help people understand consumer rights and how to make well-informed decisions about money.

A free seminar will take place on March 9, 2017 with FTC representatives via interactive videoconference at the Maui Research & Technology Center. Photo Courtesy

NCPW organizers on Maui are inviting participants to a free Say NO to SCAM Artists interactive video conference with the Federal Trade Commission Team on Thursday, March 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Maui Research & Technology Center.


The video conference will cover the following topics:

Internet Fraud, Credit Card Skimming, Validation Code Scam, ATM and Debit Card Fraud, Investment Scams, Tax Scams, Billing/Invoice Scam, Telemarketing Scams, MLM Scams, Product Counterfeiting, Home Business Scams, Phony Charities, Medical, Health, Hospital related Fraud and Scams, Rent to Own and Rental Scams, and Twitter Scams. Questions from attendees will also be answered.

Complimentary light refreshments will be served at MRTC for Maui attendees.

“In addition to the live seminar, the FTC has also sent us thousands of print materials to make available to you during National Consumer Protection Week and any time of the year,” said the Maui NCPW organizers.

Pick up information at the Maui County Business Resource Center, HI SBDC – Maui or MEO Business Development Center or click here for more information.



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