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Waipahu Community School for Adults

Waipahu Community School for Adults

Discover a world of opportunity with Waipahu Community School for Adults’ Spring Term 2024 offerings! From April 8 to May 21, enrich your life through diverse educational programs. Embrace learning at any age with high school equivalency prep, workforce development, basic education, English language acquisition, and even special interest classes like Google Workspace for beginners. […]
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February 13, 2024

Prevention Education and SMP Volunteering: Key to Fighting Healthcare Fraud

Prevention Education and SMP Volunteering: Key to Fighting Healthcare Fraud

Since 1997, SMP Hawaii’s mission is to inform and assist kūpuna to prevent, detect, and report healthcare fraud, errors, and abuse. In collaboration with a network of partners and advocates statewide, SMP is working to strengthen the safety net to protect the identity, assets, and life’s legacy of our kūpuna. Medicare loses over $60 billion […]
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February 2, 2024

FTC Tips for Identity Theft Protection & Recovery

FTC Tips for Identity Theft Protection & Recovery

Each year, millions of U.S. consumers become victims of identity theft. ID theft is a crime in which thieves use stolen personal information, such as a Social Security number, to impersonate their victims. In many cases, they open new credit accounts in someone else’s name. When their crime is discovered, the crooks move on, leaving […]
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January 30, 2024

Protect Your Donations: Spotting Charity Scams This Season

Protect Your Donations: Spotting Charity Scams This Season

‘Tis the Season for Charity Scams A Consumer Protection Partnership Highlight Have you donated to a charity recently? What resources did you check before selecting to give your hard-earned donation? Be careful of con artists who pretend to represent a worthy cause. Many organizations seeking donations will contact us by phone, mail or email. If […]
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January 13, 2024

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