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MIDDLEBURY — Protect your hard-earned money. That was the advice Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson told senior citizens during an investment fraud presentation at Greencroft Middlebury Monday. "More than $40 billion dollars a year is lost every year to fraud and for those over the age of 60, more than 30 percent are victims with an average loss of $12,500 to $25,000," Lawson said. "You should not have money taken from you as a senior." Read the full story here.
Something Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson learned while meeting Hoosiers around the state: Most people don’t understand what the secretary of state does. "They may know about being the chief election official," said Lawson, who spent 16 years as a state senator before her appointment by then-Gov. Mitch Daniels in 2012. "But they’re unfamiliar that we license securities professionals and investigate securities scams. Most don’t know that we license and regulate motor vehicles." Read more here.