Interested in the red flags for identifying scams and the tools available to protect yourself when using your credit card online?

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and 8News are hosting the event featuring an expert panel, including the Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on May 23 in The Better Business Bureau community room located at 100 Eastshore Drive, Glen Allen.

The topics of discussion will include:

  • How you can protect yourself when doing a transaction
  • BBB.org Scam Tracker tools
  • AG’s Office and staff fighting daily to prosecute offenders
  • Stories so you are aware of how scams are started

The event will stream live on wric.com.

8News Anchor Eric Philips will be the event moderator.

Who is on the expert panel?

The Honorable Jason Miyares – Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Melissa Trumpower – Executive Director of the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust
Barry Moore – President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia

Seats are limited for the event. If you are interested, email barry@centralvirginia.bbb.org. RSVP will be needed to reserve a seat.