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
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
If you are elderly, disabled or you are an impaired adult, someone you trust may harm you by taking or using your money or property to help themselves. This is called financial