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Oklahoma Insurance Department Targets Senior Fraud

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The Oklahoma Insurance Department is hoping to teach senior citizens a few tricks for fighting criminals who prey on the elderly.

Commissioner John Doak announced Wednesday a series of conferences that will be held across the state to help seniors protect themselves from being swindled. The conferences will be held throughout the state in June and July.

"These conferences are a great opportunity for seniors to learn how to protect themselves from fraud," said Commissioner Doak. "We want to empower seniors to avoid frauds and scams by knowing what to look for and how to fight back."

Anti-fraud experts from multiple agencies will address Medicare fraud, home repair scams, identity theft, credit card fraud and others.

Each conference is free and open to the public. There is a $30 fee for insurance professionals seeking a continuing education credit.

2014 Senior Fraud Conference Schedule:

June 5th - Stillwater

Wes Watkins Center

207 West Watkins Center

June 10th – Muskogee

Muskogee Civic Center Room D

425 Boston Street

June 12th – Norman

Embassy Suites Hotel

2501 Conference Drive

July 1st – Woodward

Woodward Conference Center

3401 Centennial Lane

July 8th – Durant

Donald W. Reynolds Library

1515 W. Main Street

July 15th – Tulsa

OU Tulsa Schusterman Center Founders Hall

4502 E. 41st Street

July 22nd - Oklahoma City

Tower Hotel (formerly the Marriott)

3233 Northwest Expressway

July 29th – Clinton

Frisco Conference Center

101 S. 4th Street

Registration - 7:30 a.m.

Breakfast - 8:00 a.m.

Conference - 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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