59 episodes

Learn how to protect yourself from scammers. Hear compelling personal stories from scam victims, con artists and leading experts that pull back the curtain on how scammers operate. Hosted by Julie Getz and leading fraud expert Frank Abagnale, author of “Scam Me If You Can.”

The Perfect Scam AARP

    • Tech News

Learn how to protect yourself from scammers. Hear compelling personal stories from scam victims, con artists and leading experts that pull back the curtain on how scammers operate. Hosted by Julie Getz and leading fraud expert Frank Abagnale, author of “Scam Me If You Can.”

    Stolen Homes: Mortgage Relief Scams

    Stolen Homes: Mortgage Relief Scams

    Jonathan Herbert claimed to run a government affiliated mortgage relief program, but in reality he was stealing homeowners mortgage payments.

    • 24 min
    Good Vs. Evil: Inside the World of an Ethical Hacker

    Good Vs. Evil: Inside the World of an Ethical Hacker

    Learn how to protect yourself from scams with Jason Glassberg, the “ethical hacker,” who is hired by companies to hack their systems and reveal security weaknesses.

    • 21 min
    The $25 Million Tech-Support Scam

    The $25 Million Tech-Support Scam

    A Florida based tech-support scam claims tens of thousands of victims around the world and steals more than $25 million.

    • 20 min
    Beware the Boardwalk Psychic

    Beware the Boardwalk Psychic

    The complex friendship Maurine develops with a psychic who approaches her on the Atlantic City boardwalk results in the loss of her life savings.

    • 28 min
    Million Dollar Movie Ponzi Scheme, Part 2

    Million Dollar Movie Ponzi Scheme, Part 2

    In Vermont, over 600 investors have given money to Malcom “Mac” Parker to produce a film. However, Mac and his business partner are using the funds to fuel lavish lifestyles.

    • 24 min
    Million Dollar Movie Ponzi Scheme, Part 1

    Million Dollar Movie Ponzi Scheme, Part 1

    Malcom “Mac” Parker, a well-known Vermont producer, claims to be seeking investors for the production of a film. But in reality, he’s running a scam to the tune of $28 million.

    • 20 min

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