Tag Archives: senior scams

First Line of Defense Against Scams Targeting Elderly

Every day, across the U.S., some individuals are preyed upon by con men and women, be it on the Internet, over the telephone, in-person, or via mail and wire fraud. In one U.S. state alone, the daily elderly victim count … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Seniors and Scams: What They Don’t Know Can Hurt Them

You probably never thought you’d see grandma surfing the net or your grandpa on Facebook, but seniors are heading to the internet in record numbers. According to the Pew Institute, as of April 2012, more than half of adults over … Continue reading

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