3 Scams Against the Elderly Citizens

3 Scams Against the Elderly They Need To Be Aware Of

Scams against the elderlyCriminal scams against the elderly continue to be prevalent despite repeated warnings by many agencies. As a rule, scammers have no morals, and are willing to take whatever they can from the elderly. Most seniors are too trusting and are willing to help those in need and scammers count on that and govern their pitches accordingly.

There are three (3) cruel scams that we will discuss here that continue to be perpetrated against senior adults. Many others exist, but these three are the most prevalent. They are:

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10 Scams Perpetrated On Seniors – Part 2

Scams against the elderlyIn part 1 of these two posts of the most common types of scams perpetrated on seniors, we covered the Cemetery & Funeral Scam, Counterfeit Prescription Drugs, Fake Anti-Aging Products, Healthcare Fraud, Medicare Fraud, and the old Pigeon Drop Scam. In Part 2, we are listing 5 additional scams that are among the more popular ones. These 10 scams mentioned here are by no means all inclusive, as these unscrupulous individuals create more as situations change.

      6. The Fake Accident

This one is fairly much self explanatory, and is similar to the Grandparent scam. An elderly individual is contacted, usually by telephone, and is told that one of her children or a grandchild has been View full post…

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