Empowering Individuals with the Knowledge and Tools to Safeguard their Finances and Protect Themselves from Scams

What you will learn

Recognize the prevalence of scams

Recognize the different types of scams

Identify ways to prevent getting scammed

Find possible solutions to implement after being scammed


The course “How one can astutely identify/prevent scams, mitigate their losses and reclaim lost money” is a comprehensive guide that aims to provide elderly individuals with the necessary skills to prevent scams. The course covers a range of topics such as the Scale of scams, Effects of being scammed, Computer Support Scam, Romance Scam, Jury Scam, Car Sales Scam, and Cryptocurrency Scams. Each module delves into the specifics of these scams, how they work, and what people can do to avoid them.

The intention of this course is to promote change by increasing scam literacy among the elderly population. The elderly population are often targeted by scammers due to their vulnerability and lack of technical knowledge. We, Year 11 students, have observed that many elderly citizens have fallen prey to scam, and subsequently, we have started this initiative. By educating the elderly on the various types of scams and how to avoid them, we intend for fewer people to face the effects of these fraudulent scams.

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In conclusion, the “How one can astutely identify/prevent scams, mitigate their losses and reclaim lost money” course is an essential tool for anyone who wants to protect themselves from scams. Its focus on educating the elderly population is particularly commendable and reflects a desire to promote positive change in society. With the skills learned from this course, individuals can stay safe and avoid the devastating consequences of being scammed.





Module 1: Scale of Scams

Scale of Scams

Module 2: Effect of Scams

Effect of Scams

Module 3 (Computer Support)

Computer Support Scam

Module 4: Romance Scam

Romance Scam

Module 5: Jury Scam

Jury Scam

Module 6: Cell Phone Scam

CellPhone Scam

Module 7: Hair Oil Scams

Hair Scams

Module 8: Car Sales Scams

Car Sales

Module 9: Stem Cell Treatments

Module 9: Stem Cell Treatments

Module 10: Cryptocurrency Scams

Module 10: Cryptocurrency Scams

Module 11: Summary