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Morrisey to take part in Money Smart events

April 1, 2019

CHARLESTON — Representatives from the office of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will take part in events across West Virginia to celebrate Money Smart Week 2019, which runs from March 30-April 6. The events are designed to remind consumers about financial literacy and educate them on ways to protect personal information.

Attorney General Morrisey said in a news release that representatives will be available to pass on knowledge to consumers about scams, identifying elder financial abuse and protecting information from identity thieves, among other financial topics.

Locally, representatives will take part in the following events:

• April 4: 11 a.m. to noon — Mobile Office Hours, Wayne Public Library, 325 Keyser St., Wayne

• April 5: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Community Booth, Huntington Mall, 500 Mall Road, Barboursville

• April 5: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — West Virginia Money Smart Week Operation Scam Jam at St. Mary’s Center for Education, 29th St., Huntington

Anyone with a consumer concern can call the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division at 800-368-8808 or the Eastern Panhandle Consumer Protection Office in Martinsburg at 304-267-0239. To file a report online, go to www.wvago.gov.