• Protect your benefits: Beat pension poachers to the punch

    VA has seen an increase of fraudsters and pension poachers targeting the pension benefits of elderly Veterans, their dependents and survivors.

  • Is your identity at risk? Join this free virtual event Jan 25 for ways to protect yourself

    VA Privacy Service launches its first Speaker Series event of the year to recognize Data Privacy Week and Identity Theft Awareness week.

  • Operation Protect Veterans offers tips to identify donation scams

    U.S. Postal Inspection Service and its Operation Protect Veterans campaign want Veterans to be mindful of potential donation scams.

  • Consumer fraud alert: Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams

    These tips for spotting and avoiding VA home loan scams come from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Many service members, Veterans and military spouses have been receiving fraudulent calls and mailers from companies who claim to be affiliated with the government, VA, or their home loan servicer.

  • Protect your benefits by reporting scams and fraud

    A few bad people are seeking to take advantage of Veterans and VA during this challenging time through scams and other illegal or unethical activities, including fraud, waste and abuse.

  • Insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans

    Military Veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data. Fraud is the second-most-costly white-collar crime in America. These crimes add up to billions of dollars in fraudulent insurance claims every year. Even if you haven’t suffered a direct loss, you are still a victim of insurance fraud.

  • Financial fraud: Safeguarding Veteran benefits

    Now more than ever, your financial wellness and security are […]

  • New Year, Same Scams: Tips and tricks from AARP to fight fraud in 2021

    Don't fall victim to scammers. That FTC says that impostor fraud is on the rise. Here are the AARP's tips and tricks to fight fraud in 2021.

  • After years of vigilant service, Veterans must remain vigilant online

    Veterans are twice as likely to lose money to fraud because of identity theft, phishing, impostor scams, and investment, loan, or donation deceptions.

  • Encouraging VA employees and Veterans to speak up

    Compliance and Ethics Week: “Speak Up! Listen Up!” VA employees, Veterans and their families are encouraged to speak up when they have concerns about potential fraud, waste, abuse or ethics issues.

  • Secretary Shulkin on the ‘State of VA’: Making VA into an organization Veterans deserve

    "As a physician I tend to look at things in terms of the way I was trained – assess, diagnose, and then aggressively treat the patient,” VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin said before outlining the current state of VA, clearly identifying risks the department faces in caring for Veterans.

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