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On Monday, Attorney General Ashley Moody called attention to state resources aimed at protecting veterans from fraud.
Moody’s office has prepared a tip sheet, “Scams at a Glance,” to help veterans and their families keep apprised of new scams and inform them about programs they can use if they fall victim to fraud. Moody launched an awareness campaign in recognition of National Veterans and Military Families Month and Veterans Day.
“As we observe National Veterans and Military Families Month, I encourage all Floridians to take the time to thank and honor our service members and veterans, as well as their families, who sacrifice so much daily,” Moody said.
“I believe we have a duty to protect the more than 1.5 million veterans and service members who call Florida home from scammers aiming to exploit their courage and service. This Patriot Protection Week, we aim to educate our military and veteran families with helpful resources, tips and information on how to avoid scams that target our patriots.”
To avoid common scams, Moody recommends veterans watch out for photos and language insinuating a connection between business and