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Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays

This article was shared on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Our Office for Older Americans is working to provide older consumers and their families with the tools and information they need to protect

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Hang up on spoofed SSA calls

by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education This article was originally shared on Consumer Information FTC If you get a call that looks like it’s

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Online Safety for Seniors: How to Spot Fake News, Medicare Fraud, and Phishing Scams

The Internet has revolutionized the way we do just about everything. From buying groceries to talking to friends and family to finding out the latest news, the World Wide Web puts seemingly infinite possibilities

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Do You Really Know Everything You Need to Know About Senior Fraud?

It’s in the news again – seniors being victimized by a new scam or how con artists are targeting seniors in a community. Well, I tell you, I am just sick of it. Seniors are vulnerable, yes, but we

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Seniors and the Elderly are Targets for Swindlers – and What You Can Do About It

Last evening, my longtime friend, Beth, called to tell me about her elderly Aunt Mary. As the story unfolded, I quickly but sadly realized that Aunt Mary was another example of just how vulnerable seniors

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Exploding Senior Population Means More Will be Target of Scams and Frauds

Unfortunately, the most vulnerable segment of American society to scams, frauds and cons are those people ages 65 and older. Since the last census taken in 2010, the trends reported say that age group

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Senior Scam That Can Cost You and Your Family

It is distasteful but it happens all the time. Seniors being scammed. With the holiday season just around the corner, scammers are becoming more creative in the plot to scam seniors.

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