These steps can help protect your money and your information. How a simple email or text message could open you up to fraud.

The pandemic has accelerated identity theft – and the impact on regular people is significant. In fact, Americans have lost more than $382 million to scams related to stimulus checks and unemployment benefits, fake treatments for COVID-19 and more, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Even worse, Black and Latinx consumers are more likely to be victims of fraud than their white counterparts.  That’s why it’s crucial to recognize activity designed to steal your hard-earned money. JPMorgan Chase is available to help consumers learn to spot suspicious activity – from fake emails and texts to bogus claims about ways

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Milestone Voting and Ethics Legislation

House Resolution 1 – the “For the People Act of 2021” – counts as a strong rebuke and counterbalance to voting restrictions considered or enacted in various Republican-led states across the country. It restricts partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts and nullifies obstacles for voters.

Forgeries of African American Art on the Rise 

Today, the recent boom in museums has revealed a devotion to African-American artists and the increasing amount of attention paid to these artists has led to a significant rise in forgeries, according to a new report.  

AARP’s FREE Holiday Scams:

Scam artists set up fake websites offering anything you could want to buy as gifts around the holidays, at prices that are too-good-to-be-true.

Protect Yourself Against Fraud And Scams

May 12 On Friday, May 12, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m., learn how to identify and protect yourself from the scams and fraud that are trying to steal your information, invade your privacy and separate you from your money. Event to take place at Hyde Park – Miriam Matthews Branch Library located at 2205 W. Florence Ave. in Los Angeles, CA 90043. For more information, please call (323) 750-7241 or visit