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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ASK NEWS:
  • Top IRS tax scam: Phone callers pretending to be IRS agents - CNN Money
    Shades of prey: Beware of Fake IRS con - New York Post
    01/23/2015 - 7:59 am | View Link
  • Fake IRS phone calls tops list of tax scams - KRDO.com
    Fake IRS phone calls tops list of tax scams - KITV 4
    01/22/2015 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • FBI and IRS warn of pervasive, maddening business, consumer scams - ITworld.com
    Dirty Dozen' tax scams for 2014 + Phone scams top ... They prey on the most vulnerable people, such as the elderly, newly arrived immigrants and ...
    01/22/2015 - 4:54 am | View Link
  • Senior Scam and Fraud Protection Service True Link Financial Closes ... - Minyanville
    ... elderly parents - and that's a population that will only continue to grow." About True Link True Link protects vulnerable seniors from scams...
    01/21/2015 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • "I've been sending money for years. I don't get anything back" - ITV.com
    ... list of the vulnerable. Police in Devon have started a new operation to protect elderly victims ... least £600,000 has been lost to scams ...
    01/20/2015 - 4:32 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Protecting the elderly from scams
    So many scams specifically target vulnerable older people. And, says Arkansas BBB President Janet Robb, no matter how smart you are, there are likely scammers out there who are more clever than you. “If you think you’re too smart for any of these ...
    01/24/2015 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Police launch operation to combat rise in fraud against elderly
    Operation Jessica derives its name from ‘Think Jessica’ – a national campaign set up to protect elderly and vulnerable people from postal and phone scams, founded by Marilyn Baldwin OBE. “The full price of fraud is not just financial or economic ...
    01/22/2015 - 7:35 pm | View Link
  • Audio: Recording of elderly scam victim released by police in fraud warning
    Operation Jessica derives its name from ‘Think Jessica’ – a national campaign set up to protect elderly and vulnerable people from postal and phone scams. Founder Marilyn Baldwin OBE said: “The full price of fraud is not just financial or economic ...
    01/22/2015 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Scammer Alert: How To Protect The Elderly
    Scams, credit card fraud and identity theft can be a scary thing, especially for those like the elderly who can be more vulnerable than others; And according to Russ Knopp, especially if the scammer is right in your own home. “Seniors do not want to ...
    01/21/2015 - 4:32 pm | View Link
  • Police launch Operation Jessica to protect elderly from fraud
    Operation Jessica derives its name from ‘Think Jessica’ a national campaign set up to protect elderly and vulnerable people from postal and phone scams, founded by Marilyn Baldwin OBE. “The full price of fraud is not just financial or economic ...
    01/20/2015 - 10:16 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • What makes older adults vulnerable to exploitation or abuse?
    What makes older adults vulnerable to exploitation or abuse? Eun-Jin Kim Assistant Professor Department of Human Sciences Tarleton State University
    01/22/2015 - 10:38 pm | View Website
  • How to prevent elderly from becoming scam victims ...
    Elderly scams are the most common form of fraud. Here are some tips for caregivers to help their elderly parents avoid becoming victims of scams.
    01/22/2015 - 6:03 am | 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.
    01/21/2015 - 8:08 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.
    01/19/2015 - 6:31 pm | View Website
  • Senior Scams Index
    Senior Scams Table of Contents Index of Telemarketing Fraud Examples Targeting Elderly Vulnerable Victims.
    01/19/2015 - 8:15 am | View Website
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