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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  • Police warning after Sussex pensioners defrauded of thousands of ... - Rye and Battle Today
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    02/18/2015 - 8:55 am | View Link
  • Muncy police warn community about scams - Sun Gazette
    I'm worried that they will start calling the elderly and others who are vulnerable to such scams," Dorman said. 252 W. Fourth Street , Wil
    02/17/2015 - 1:07 pm | View Link
  • The money scams coming your way - CNBC
    ... for the seasonal lift in these scams are simple ... currently vulnerable to a seasonal foe: The cold and snow in the Northeast is keeping ...
    02/17/2015 - 12:14 pm | View Link
  • These scammers are targeting your elderly parents - CNBC
    ... for the seasonal lift in these scams are simple ... currently vulnerable to a seasonal foe: The cold and snow in the Northeast is keeping ...
    02/17/2015 - 12:10 pm | View Link
  • Keeping kids Internet safe in Montana - Great Falls Tribune
    ... online privacy settings and avoid Internet scams. ... the people who are most vulnerable who are susceptible to them — the elderly, ...
    02/17/2015 - 10:25 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Elderly Horsham residents conned out of cash and jewellery
    All the scams are similar with people phoning claiming to be from ... them or wait for at least half-an-hour before trying to ring. “If you have elderly or vulnerable friends or neighbours please make them aware of this scam as well so that they do ...
    02/27/2015 - 10:56 pm | View Link
  • Police issue warning after elderly people conned out of tens of thousands of pounds
    All the scams are similar with people phoning claiming to be from ... them or wait for at least half-an-hour before trying to ring. "If you have elderly or vulnerable friends or neighbours please make them aware of this scam as well so that they do not ...
    02/26/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Lottery scams con elderly Black Country woman out of thousands
    The pair have also spoken to members of the Think Jessica campaign which aims to protect elderly and vulnerable people from scams which come through the postal system and by telephone. Russell said: “It’s such a common thing which is happening.
    02/24/2015 - 11:01 am | View Link
  • ‘Leeches’ — fears women are targeting vulnerable elderly men for cruel scams
    Vulnerable elderly men are being stalked in their own homes by desperate female criminals trying to scam them out of money and possessions, it has been claimed. Councillor Tom Ferguson said it was despicable that some elderly and vulnerable people can’t ...
    02/24/2015 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • Campaign to protect elderly in Shropshire from scams
    Public protection officers have joined forces with a home care company to spread the word after being presented with a list of 640 people who had been approached by fraudsters across the county. The National Trading Standards Scam Team, which compiled the ...
    02/19/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Fraud: Scams Aimed At The Elderly | Bankrate.com
    Elderly victims of fraud are scammed out of some $2.6 billion a year. Bankrate lists the most popular current rip-offs and how to prevent them.
    02/28/2015 - 6:40 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.
    02/28/2015 - 3:41 pm | View Website
  • Financial Fraud Research Center
    Financial Fraud and Fraud Susceptibility in the United States Research Report from a 2012 National Survey Read more Consumer Fraud in the United States
    02/28/2015 - 4:14 am | View Website
  • Kicking the cane
    This underreporting of financial crimes against the elderly makes it difficult to get reliable statistics. It’s possible that the aggregated financial impact on ...
    02/27/2015 - 10:38 pm | View Website
  • Protecting the Elderly and Vulnerable from Financial Fraud ...
    Protecting the Elderly and Vulnerable from Financial Fraud and Exploitation Financial exploitation can be devastating to the victim. Research has shown that elders ...
    02/25/2015 - 8:03 pm | View Website
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