The FTC is disseminating information about scammers trying to get Social Security numbers and money from the elderly. The scammers claim that the consumer’s Social Security number was linked to a crime and they direct the consumer to withdraw money from their bank account. Find out what to do and how to protect yourself.
When one of the richest private-equity shops in the world bought the second-largest nursing-home chain in the United States, patients suffered.
Criminals, including scammers and greedy, desperate or drug addicted friends and family members, exploit and steal the assets of some 5 million seniors every year in America. 60% of the perpetrators are family members. The number of victims is increasing at such a rate that elder exploitation has become an epidemic.
Protecting yourself from fraud is more important than ever in this digital world. These tips can help you protect yourself from internet fraud, phone fraud, and nursing home fraud. Don’t clown around when it comes to protecting yourself from fraud.
How can seniors stop debt collector calls? You want to be honest. You want to pay what you owe. But what do you really owe? Read more to find out how an elder lawyer can help.
One in five seniors face financial exploitation or fraud. How do you stay in charge of your money? Read more here for three steps you can take now to keep those hands out of the cookie jar.