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IU Northwest Marketing Professor to educate seniors about online fraud, scams

Public invited to presentation set for Jan. 15

Tuesday Jan 05, 2016

Senior citizens and the general public are invited to learn more about protecting themselves against online fraud and Internet scams at a presentation by Indiana University Northwest Professor of Marketing Subir Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D. Bandyopadhyay’s discussion is planned for noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center, room 105 ABC.

Senior citizens and their friends and family will learn tips to help them be discerning when it comes to identifying suspicious emails and using social media sites to stay in touch with family and friends, share photos and videos, access coupons and much more without becoming prey to Internet fraud. Bandyopadhyay is a well-known expert on online and social media marketing.

For more information about the presentation and to reserve a seat, contact Tierra Jackson at (219) 980-6596 or

About Indiana University Northwest

As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IU Northwest leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of nearly 6,000 students from the state’s most diverse and industrialized region. Committed to helping its local Northwest Indiana communities thrive, IU Northwest is best-known for providing a personal, quality and affordable education close to home.  IU Northwest positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. For more information, please visit


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