Combat scams, fraud with help from workshop

MoneyThe Newcastle Public Library is helping the community tackle the topic of financial fraud in its upcoming workshop “Outsmart the Scammers,” at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the library.

Logan Wehling, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, will look at topics including collection fraud, grandparent and “sweetheart” scams and lottery or sweepstakes scams. It’s a chance for attendees to learn the red flags to look for that could be an attempt to financially hurt themselves or a loved one.

This program is for ages 18 and up, and advance registration is requested for those interested in attending.