This page, Media Advisory: Consumer Agencies Host Forum on How to Recognize and Avoid Scams, is offered by
News

News Media Advisory: Consumer Agencies Host Forum on How to Recognize and Avoid Scams

Join the BBB, AARP, and OCABR to Learn How to Protect Yourself from Fraud
3/02/2021
  • Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
  • Better Business Bureau Serving E. MA, ME, RI & VT and the Better Business Bureau Serving Central and Western MA and Northeastern CT
  • AARP Massachusetts

Media Contact for Media Advisory: Consumer Agencies Host Forum on How to Recognize and Avoid Scams

Carolyn Assa, Director of Communications, Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Consumer Protection Panel

BOSTON – The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR), and its partners: the Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont along with the BBB serving Central and Western MA and Northeastern CT, and AARP of MA, are hosting a consumer protection forum designed to inform and empower participants.

This event which is in celebration of National Consumer Protection Week (Sunday, 2/28 through Saturday, 3/6), is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Who: Edward A. Palleschi, Undersecretary, OCABR

           Amy Schram, Manager of Community Relations, BBB Serving E. MA, ME, RI & VT

           Nancy B. Cahalen, President, BBB Serving Central & Western MA and   

           Northeastern CT

           Michael E. Festa, State Director, Massachusetts AARP

What: Consumer Forum

When: 3:00 PM

Where: Virtual event

Register here.

For more information please contact Carolyn Assa at 617-549-2071 or carolyn.assa@mass.gov.

Media Contact for Media Advisory: Consumer Agencies Host Forum on How to Recognize and Avoid Scams

Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation 

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation protects and empowers consumers through advocacy and education, and ensures a fair playing field for the Massachusetts businesses its agencies regulate.

Better Business Bureau Serving E. MA, ME, RI & VT and the Better Business Bureau Serving Central and Western MA and Northeastern CT

Through the support of their BBB Accredited Businesses, BBBs work for a trustworthy marketplace by maintaining standards for truthful advertising, investigating and exposing fraud against consumers and businesses, and providing information to consumers before they purchase products and services.

AARP Massachusetts

AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Massachusetts for all ages to live, work and play.

Feedback