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Safeguard Against Scams: National Consumer Protection Week

By Cambridge Police Department, The Cambridge Consumers’ Council (CCC), and Cambridge Council on Aging

Safeguard Against Scams Flier.

Residents and consumers can view a panel discussion and receive free resources to protect themselves against different types of scams.

.: 12pm – 1:30pm.


Susan Pacheco
Executive Director

Cambridge Consumers' Council Hot Line

Additional information

This collaborative event will teach people how to prevent and protect against common scams. Topics include:

  • Phone scams (IRS, Grandparent Scam, Bank Scams)
  • Victims of Phone scams
  • In-person Scams (Home repair, Landscaping)
  • Email & Mailer Scams (UPS, Amazon impostors)

Our panel includes Cambridge Consumers' Council members and a CPD Detective. Resources will be provided through Homeowners Rehab Inc, Department of Telecommunications and Cable, Cambridge Consumers' Council, Cambridge Emergency Communications, and more!


Cambridge Senior Center

806 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Mid Cambridge
  • No transportation provided.

The event will take place in:

The Ballroom - 1st Floor

Wheelchair accessible

Cambridge Consumers' Council has information available during National Consumer Protection Week as well as any time of the year.

For whom

Ages Young Adult to Senior Adult.

We work in cooperation with the M.A. Attorney General's Office and cover all residents of Cambridge, Arlington, Belmont, Somerville, Waltham, & Watertown.



Contact us for more information:

Council on Aging: 617-349-6220

Cambridge Consumers' Council: 617-349-6150

No application or registration needed.

  • Sign-up is ongoing