DFI's Fraud Prevention Programs

For more information about any of these programs contact Lyn Peters, Director of Communications, at Lyn.Peters@dfi.wa.gov or (360) 902-8731.

Consumer Alerts

DFI issues consumer alerts when we are alerted to potential financial fraud targeting Washington residents. You can view our alerts online at www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/alerts.htm

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Washington residents who have a complaint against a financial institution or individual operating in Washington State can file it with DFI. File a complaint online at www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/complaint.htm

Elder Investment Fraud Program

DFI has partnered with the Investor Protection Trust to roll out the Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation Prevention Program. The program educates medical professionals about how to spot older Americans who may be particularly vulnerable to financial abuse and then refer them to the proper authorities. For more information about the program, visit www.investorprotection.org/ipt-activities/?fa=eiffe-pp.

Investor Education In Your Community

Investor Education in Your Community ® is a unique investor education program that brings free investor education presentations to Washington community organizations and schools.

DFI has partnered with the Investor Protection Trust and Consumer University for the program. To request a presentation contact Alicia Diefenbach of Consumer University by emailing ach@aliciahaus.com.