Forum offers tips to avoid scams

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is hosting a free consumer protection forum for seniors in March.

Zoeller and his staff will offer information on the latest scams and strategies used by scammers over the phone, mail and online.

The forum is open to anyone 50 and older and will take place at 12:45 p.m. March 11 at Nineveh Senior Citizens Center at Johnson County Park, 2949 E. North St., Nineveh. 

The forum will also focus on the rise in identity theft and steps you can take to guard against this rapidly growing crime.