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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  • Elderly prepare to stand up to scammers
    One of the country's most vulnerable populations serve as prime targets for a criminals next scam. Thursday, the elderly went back to class to be better prepared when the next scammer calls their phone. "There are new scams, new ways to create identity ...
    04/19/2018 - 7:45 am | View Link
  • 86 scams agst elderly uncovered (2)
    (ANSA) - Caserta, April 10 - Italian police on Tuesday arrested eight people in and around Caserta north of Naples for allegedly organising 86 scams to swindle elderly ... the gang was "specialised in preying on vulnerable old people, often living alone".
    04/10/2018 - 12:29 am | View Link
  • Scam involving criminals posing as police officers targeting elderly in Sherborne area
    People who can be especially vulnerable to scams include older people and people with mental health problems, learning difficulties or dementia. "If you are a carer, relative, friend or neighbour of someone who is vulnerable you may be the only person who ...
    02/8/2018 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • New Texas law aims to prevent elderly from being victims of scams
    A new Texas law that went into effect in September aims to prevent vulnerable adults from being the victims of ... Adam Price said in the U.S. billions are lost every year due to scams. “The number of reports we get are in the tens of thousands when ...
    12/29/2017 - 8:52 pm | View Link
  • Scammers conning vulnerable and elderly out of thousands of pounds
    That is why we are working closely with crime fighters to ensure taxpayers know how to avoid it. “These scams often prey on vulnerable people. We urge people with elderly relatives to warn them about this scam and remind them that they should never trust ...
    12/20/2017 - 11:43 pm | View Link
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    Learn about protecting an elderly or aging parents from scams, fraud, identity theft and financial abuse.
    04/17/2018 - 5:42 pm | View Website
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Programs
    Elder abuse prevention programs covering elder physical abuse, elder emotional abuse, elder financial abuse and elder neglect prevention. Programs for elderly features innovative worldwide programs and services for seniors.
    04/16/2018 - 9:44 am | View Website
  • Elderly Fraud Scams: How They’re ...
    Those over the age of 65 are more likely to have lost money due to a financial scam than someone in their 40s. To help the elderly avoid becoming victims of fraud scams, it is important to understand why they are targets, what schemes and tactics are commonly used against them and how these schemes affect them.
    04/16/2018 - 1:58 am | View Website
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    Protecting elderly & vulnerable people from scams which come through the postal system and criminals who contact them by telephone. The National Trading Standards Scams team estimate postal scams could be netting criminals worldwide up to £10 billion a year
    04/14/2018 - 8:56 am | View Website
  • Top 10 Senior Financial Scams | NCOA
    Learn about the 10 most common financial scams targeting seniors, including medicare & phone scams, and how to protect yourself from financial exploitation.
    04/13/2018 - 10:37 am | View Website
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