Scam Stoppers planned in San Marino

Scam Stoppers planned in San Marino
scam stoppers seminar planned

Seniors are a vulnerable audience, often preyed upon by unlicensed or unscrupulous contractors.

By Hugo Guzman

Managing Editor, Foothill Advocate

SAN MARINO — Crowell Library in San Marino will host a free “scam stoppers” event for senior citizens at noon on Aug. 5.

Focusing on awareness and prevention of scams that target senior citizens, the “scam stoppers” event will be hosted by the offices of state Sen.Carol Liu, D-La Canada Flintridge, Assemblyman Ed Chau, D-Monterey Park, the City of San Marino and the Contractors State Licensing Board.  

According to the CSLB, seniors citizens and especially senior homeowners are especially vulnerable to unscrupulous contractors. The licensing board has offered their free “Senior Scam Stopper” seminars since 1999, which also includes information on other forms of fraud, such as identity theft and mail fraud.

“Join us and learn how to protect yourself,” an official release said. “Seniors, their families, and caregivers are encouraged to attend this free seminar.”

For more information and/or to RSVP, please contact Senator Liu’s office at (818) 409-0400 or

Assemblyman Chau’s office at (323) 264-4949.

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