Why Are Elderly More Vulnerable To Scams? Brain Changes

Age-related changes in the brain may make the elderly more vulnerable to financial scams.

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  • Boulder DA's office passes out cards to help seniors combat phone ... - Denver Post
    ... of its ongoing effort to increase awareness of telephone scams that target the elderly, the DA ... a stranger, which can make them vulnerable ...
    11/30/2015 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • Galvin: Banks need to help fight scams aimed at the elderly - Boston Herald
    ... are trained to recognize signs of financial exploitation of the elderly. ... He said seniors are often particularly vulnerable because they ...
    11/28/2015 - 3:01 pm | View Link
  • Elderly vulnerable to internet scams yesterday - Newstalk ZB
    ... of the internet is putting our elderly population ... Chellew believes seniors are becoming more vulnerable from sophisticated internet scams ...
    11/25/2015 - 8:53 am | View Link
  • Kochie’s clues for keeping money safe - NEWS.com.au
    Don’t fall for phishing scams Fraudsters often ... Unfortunately, many elderly people fall victim here, so if you have a vulnerable family member
    11/23/2015 - 8:07 am | View Link
  • Vulnerable Melburnians fall victim to latest telephone tax scam - Brisbane Times
    Vic residents scammed by fake tax caller - NEWS.com.au
    11/20/2015 - 3:03 pm | View Link
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  • Galvin: Banks need to help fight scams aimed at the elderly
    Galvin said his office worked with the FBI to resolve that case. He said seniors are often particularly vulnerable because they have nest eggs that can be targeted by scammers. He also said seniors are sometimes too embarrassed to report thefts.
    11/28/2015 - 1:34 pm | View Link
  • Increased Internet access putting elderly at risk
    Higher levels of Internet and email usage by the elderly has a dark side, as vulnerable seniors find themselves increasingly at risk from sophisticated Internet scams and fraudsters, and without adequate protection from the legal system. 25 November 2015 ...
    11/24/2015 - 9:01 am | View Link
  • Elderly victim tells of "constant wary", after bogus callers convicted of £250,000 scam
    and the painstaking analysis of evidence." A video outlining the types of scams which people may be vulnerable to is available to view online at http://bit.ly/1ezY1y7
    11/19/2015 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Elderly Crawley fraud victim dies before criminals ordered to pay her back
    "Police remind everyone to look at the Operation Signature DVD on 'YouTube' or on the Sussex Police website at http://bit.ly/1ezY1y7 which gives advice about the type of frauds and scams to which we are all vulnerable.Police advice Remember, please don't ...
    11/19/2015 - 12:37 am | View Link
  • Garda warning after elderly and vulnerable conned in telephone 'vishing' scams
    Fraudsters targeting elderly and vulnerable people in telephone scams have conned tens of thousands of euro from victims in recent months, gardai have warned. One person duped by the "vishing" plot within the last two weeks transferred 22,000 euro to a ...
    09/24/2015 - 11:56 pm | View Link
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  • Fraud: 7 Scams That Target Senior Citizens | Bankrate.com
    The IRS telephone scam is one of the most pervasive scams targeting senior citizens today. Bankrate lists the most common rip-offs and how the elderly can ...
    11/29/2015 - 6:52 pm | View Website
  • Scams
    What makes adults so often the victim of scams? Learn what makes older adults more vulnerable to scams and scam artists.
    11/29/2015 - 3:03 pm | View Website
  • Financial Abuse Of The Elderly
    Since 1990 I have investigated more than 1,000 cases of exploitation of the elderly during my former career as a detective with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
    11/28/2015 - 8:19 pm | View Website
  • Tina Costello
    Tina Costello of Gilbert, Arizona & her family's gypsy scams of the elderly. Con artists, fraud, sweetheart swindles & crimes of financial abuse by gypsies.
    11/28/2015 - 6:39 pm | View Website
  • Sweepstakes Scams Telemarketing Fraud
    Sweepstake fraud and the history of the sweepstakes industry which led to scams
    11/28/2015 - 11:29 am | View Website
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