Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson To Tour State Educating Citizens On Investment Fraud…

first_img(INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson will travel the state educating citizens on investment fraud using a variation on BINGO.The game is designed to educate Hoosiers on how to avoid falling prey to fraudsters. All events are free and will include prizes and refreshments.“Research shows that Americans lose $40 billion a year to investment fraud,” said Secretary Lawson. “Our goal is to give Hoosiers the tools they need to avoid falling prey to scammers and fraudsters. Bringing our MoneyWise BINGO tour to communities around the state helps us spread the word in a fun way to citizens of all ages.”Secretary Lawson will visit the following locations for a BINGO event throughout the summer to educate citizens on investment fraud. All events are free to the public and open to the media. The event will last for an hour. All times are local.July 19th – Fishers, Christ the Savior Lutheran Church at 10:30 amJuly 19th – Anderson, Anderson Public Library at 1:30 pmJuly 23rd – Martinsville, American Legion Post 230 at 2:30 pmJuly 24th – Brownsburg, American Legion Post 331 at 6:00 pmJuly 25th – Franklin, Johnson County Public Library (Franklin Branch) at 3:00 pmJuly 30th – Greenfield, Hancock Public Library (Greenfield Branch) at 12:00 pmJuly 30th – Zionsville, American Legion Post 79 at 3:30 pmJuly 31st – Elkhart, Elkhart Public Library at 9:15 amAugust 23rd – Indianapolis, Indianapolis Public Library (East 38th Street Branch) at 2:30 pmAugust 28th – Evansville, Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library (Central Branch) at 1:00 pmSeptember 4th – Lafayette, Tippecanoe County Public Library (Downtown Branch) at 1:00 pmSeptember 6th – Fort Wayne, Allen County Public Library (Main Branch) at 1:00 pmSeptember 11th – South Bend, St. Joseph County Public Library (Main Library) at 1:00 pmSeptember 11th – Portage, Portage Public Library, 5:00 pmAttendees should RSVP to Mikaela Malott at [email protected] or 317-977-2206, extension 120.Citizens can report suspected securities or investment fraud to the Secretary of State’s office at 317-232-6682. For more information on the MoneyWise BINGO tour or on investor protection, visit www.indianamoneywise.com.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Indiana Secretary Of State Connie Lawson To Tour State Educating Citizens On Investment Fraud Through BINGOlast_img read more