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More than 150 consumers from the Kanawha Valley  are expected to attend “Consumer University,” a free educational seminar hosted  by AARP Foundation on Thursday, December 5, at the Charleston Embassy Suites, 300 Court Street, Charleston. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m.
Thursday’s Consumer University event features presenters including representatives of the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, West Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol, AARP Foundation, West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program, and the West Virginia Bankers Association.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration for the event is required. To register, call 877-926-8300. Registration will close at noon, Wednesday, December 4.

This consumer protection education event is a targeted effort to reduce the incidence of fraud among older West Virginians by teaching the tactics most commonly used by fraudsters and the simple steps every consumer can take to reduce their risk.