Tag: senior citizen scams

New Bill Would Protect Senior Citizens from Scams, Fraud and Abuse

Three Congressional representatives have introduced a new bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud, and abuse. The bill would give state and local governments more resources to combat elder abuse. Some measures included in the bill: Establish an Elder Justice Coordinating Council to coordinate activities of the Federal, State,...

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Senior Citizen Scams – is that your grandchild?

The Better Business Bureau is investigating a nationwide scam that preys on the emotions of senior citizens for money. It works like this. You receive a call from a person claiming to be your grandson or granddaughter. They claim they are in trouble and need money immediately. Helen Broskea of...

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