Anyone can financially exploit a senior, but it can generally be broken down into 3 categories: family members, nursing home staff and caretakers, and strangers.
The “grandchild in jail” scheme, “the pigeon drop” trick, the gift-card scam and the fictitious love interest who suddenly falls on hard times and needs money wired overseas.
Recognizing the importance of addressing financial exploitation in the Granite State, AARP New Hampshire has generously donated $5,000 to support NH FAST’s public awareness campaign “Stay Connected NH.”
Source: Consumer Protection Financial Bureau Losing money or possessions to scams, fraud, and exploitation can be especially devastating to older adults, who may be not be able to earn back what they’ve
Original Post | May 15, 2019 Lynne Snierson Prevent financial elder abuse so you no longer have to hear, “have you heard about the latest grandma scam?” The honest answer is, “Which one?”
Check out this informative webinar with Senator Shaheen. The webinar, moderated by Todd Fahey of AARP-NH, included representatives from the NH Attorney General’s Office, FTC, IRS, and the U.S. Postal Inspector. There
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is committed to protecting our families from financial fraud by providing relevant financial education resources for older adults, their families, and practitioners who work in the aging
Original Post | Consumer Reports As worries about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 mount, cybercriminals are racing to capitalize on those fears with phishing emails designed to steal your personal information and