Seniors Are Often Targets of Scams

Anyone can fall victim to a financial scam, but seniors tend to be particularly popular targets. Frequently, fraud perpetrated against seniors is not reported until long after the scam has occurred, usually because victims don’t realize they have been scammed or know where to report the scam, or because victims are too embarrassed to admit that they have been taken. Nevertheless, it’s important for seniors and their family members to be aware of the signs that may point to a fraudulent scheme, and know what steps can be taken to prevent becoming victims of a scam.

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