Illinois State Senate District 25 issued the following announcement on Oct. 6.
Senator Jim Oberweis hosted two free community events to help constituents learn more about preventing ID theft and consumer fraud, and about better understanding the federal Medicare program.
On October 7, Senator Oberweis hosted an ID Theft and Consumer Fraud Prevention Program from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the St. Charles Public Library, Carnegie Community Room, Mezzanine Level, 1 S. 6th Ave. in St. Charles.
The Program’s topics included:
How you can protect yourself, your friends and family from scam artists and fraudulent businesses.
How to avoid identity theft.
How to check your credit report.
Your rights under the new credit card rules.
How to file a consumer fraud complaint.
On October 15, Senator Oberweis will host a Medicare Informational Seminar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Oswego Public Library, Oswego Campus, 32 W. Jefferson St. in Oswego.
Facilitated by AARP, the Medicare Seminar includes information about who is eligible, coverage details, and how to get help with out-of-pocket expenses.
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