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AG Rokita Warns Hoosiers to Be Aware of Scammers During Financial Literacy Month

Attorney General Todd Rokita and the Attorney General’s office protect Hoosier consumers in a number of different ways. During April, which is Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Rokita is educating the public on how to protect what they already possess. That means watching out for scammers.

“Protecting consumers is a priority of our daily work,” Attorney General Rokita said. “Whether through identity theft or data breaches, scammers are good at what they do, and they target Hoosiers from all walks of life with their sophisticated schemes for stealing your personal information. Knowing the red flags will help you better protect your family and resources.”

Attorney General Rokita offers the following tips:

  • Review your credit report
  • Shred personal papers
  • Request a free credit freeze
  • Don’t give your personal or financial information in response to a call, e-mail or text that you didn’t expect. 
  • Resist pressure to act immediately.
  • Stop and talk with someone you trust, like a friend, a family member, or a neighbor.

If you are the victim of a scam or spot one, we want to know about it. Report it at in.gov/attorneygeneral.