Secretary Raffensperger Hosts She Leads Webinar “Unmasking Scams: Guarding Against Deception”

June 3rd, 2024

Atlanta - Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is pleased host a new free She Leads webinar on Wednesday, June 26 at 6pm titled, “Unmasking Scams: Guarding Against Deception.”

“Everyday, thousands of Georgians fall victim to online scams,” said Secretary Raffensperger. “We’re committed to teaching Georgians the tools they need to be vigilant and know what to do when something seems too good to be true.”

Join us for an enlightening webinar, 'Unmasking Scams: Guarding Against Deception', where we delve into the intricate world of fraud and deception. In this session, we'll uncover the masks of various scams, empowering you with essential knowledge to protect yourself and your loved ones against financial and personal exploitation. From investment fraud to identity theft, we'll explore common tactics used by scammers and provide practical strategies for detection and prevention.

The webinar is moderated by Award-winning Journalist Donna Lowry. Speakers for this free webinar include Ryan Germany, Partner at Gilbert, Harrell, Sumerford & Martin, P.C.; Kamal Ghali, Partner at Chaiken Ghali LLP; Kyle Innis, Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, State Government Affairs of SIFMA; and Stephen McClain, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta.

This webinar will take place on the phone and online, giving our participants flexibility to join on any device. There is a dedicated Q&A incorporated during and at the end of each webinar to allow participants to get their most pressing questions answered.

The Secretary of State has made available booklets that provide action steps you can take to protect yourself or your loved one. Investment Fraud: Spot the Red Flags and Take Action is available in English and Spanish and Senior SAFE: Protecting Your Finances is available in English.

She Leads is a financial empowerment seminar series hosted by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger as part of his multi-faceted financial literacy effort and is administered through the Securities and Charities divisions of the Office of Secretary of State. These free webinars feature industry leaders who discuss resources that can help increase attendees’ knowledge about money, their relationship to money, and financial issues and strategies for growing their wealth.

The office of the Secretary of State invites all Georgians to attend these free and informational workshops.

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