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#SlamTheScam 2024

National “Slam the Scam” Day is designated by Social Security’s Office of the Inspector General to raise awareness of government imposter scams, which continue to spread across the United States. Slam the Scam Day is Thursday, March 7, 2024, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, which takes place this year from March 3-9.

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Printable Resources

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If You receive a Suspicious Call

Participating Agencies and Organizations

If you’re sharing information on Slam the Scam Day with your audience, we want to know about it.

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  • AARP
  • ADvancing States
  • Administration for Community Living
  • Alliance for Retired Americans
  • The American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC)
  • The American Society on Aging (ASA)
  • AmeriCorps
  • Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services
  • Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico
  • B'nai B'rith International
  • Catholic War Veterans and Auxiliary
  • Central Plains Area Agency on Aging (CPAA)
  • Clinton Public Library (Indiana)
  • Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD)
  • CVS
  • The Elder Justice Interagency Working Group (EJWG)
  • FINRED (Department of Defense)
  • FINVET (Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • Generations United
  • Grundy Bank
  • Inform USA
  • Inner City Law Center (Los Angeles)
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • International Association for Indigenous Aging (IA2)
  • Knoble
  • Lafourche Council on Aging, Inc.
  • Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO)
  • Maureen Kroll, Attorney at Law
  • Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
  • National Academy of Social Insurance
  • National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)
  • National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT)
  • National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
  • National Urban League
  • Rural Partners Network (Department of Agriculture)
  • Social Security Advisory Board
  • The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS)
  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS)
  • USAging
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Walmart
  • Westchester County (NY) Department of Senior Programs & Services

*Any reference to a third-party organization does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the Social Security Administration. The third-party organizations above participate in “Slam the Scam” on a voluntary basis and without compensation from the agency.