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Inside the Mind of a Con Artist

Hawaii SHIP partner, AARP, invites the public to a free presentation on May 22, 2021, featuring Brett Johnson, the original "Godfather of the Dark Web." Learn from the former cyber criminal on protecting yourself from cyber scams. Flier - Inside the Mind of a Con Artist v2

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will accept applications beginning today, May 12, 2021. The program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. One way to qualify is if your household has an income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines. For more information, click on the link: EBB Info Sheet

SMP Hawaii’s KukuiGram

Our local experts on Medicare fraud and abuse, Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii, has published their first quarterly newsletter, KukuiGram! Learn how to protect your personal information. Attend free presentations. Volunteer with SMP Hawaii or the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. Get all of this and more by clicking on the link: Kukui Gram Issue One May ...

Guard Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card!

After you get your COVID-19 vaccine, keep your vaccination card safe. Scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic to try to steal your personal information. Don't share a photo of your COVID-19 vaccination card online or on social media. Scammers can use content you post, like your date of birth, health care details, or other personal information ...

Hawaiian Electric Warns Against Scams

Fraudsters will do anything to get our money! Their latest scam is to threaten Hawaiian Electric customers to pay their "overdue" bills with prepaid debit cards or risk having their electricity disconnected. Don't be fooled! Learn more about HECO's dos and don'ts on billings and customer service by clicking on the link:  2021.04.13_Hawaiian_Electric_warns_against_scammers

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