A representative from the Indiana attorney general’s office will be in Lafayette, giving tips on how to avoid being a victim of scams and identity theft.
Amy Wardlow works in the consumer protection division. She says everyone should be leery of email or phone solicitations for money, because you can’t see if the person or group is who they claim to be.
"If someone asks you to wire money - be very suspicious. Once you wire money to someone, it's untraceable. It can go anywhere in the world and very often, there's no way to get it back."