Today's God Awful Column From The Washington Post - Esquire ... on the budget of programs for the elderly inevitably pit the nation's most vulnerable children ... can't find work, or that student loan scams ... 12/6/2013 - 11:06 am | View Link
Sevenoaks residents warned as top scams revealed - Sevenoaks Chronicle ... chronicle.co.uk and mark them 'latest scams' and we ... a warning by Kent Police Offenders have been phoning elderly or vulnerable people, ... 12/6/2013 - 7:33 am | View Link
Jamaican National Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Defrauding ... - United States Department of Justice ... layer the proceeds from the lottery scams, the ... They would identify vulnerable victims, and ... fraud targeting U.S. consumers, ... 12/6/2013 - 4:18 am | View Link
Keeping spirits bright for local seniors - Columbian.com ... t see anybody thinking of the elderly." So the ... that aims to crack down on abuse, scams and other crimes targeting vulnerable senior ... 12/5/2013 - 1:11 pm | View Link
The foiled scam - London Free Press ... we say in the South, but what about people who are vulnerable like the elderly and people who ... FIGHTING SCAMS Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre 12/3/2013 - 11:04 am | View Link
Professors' 3-year study reveals elderly are most targeted for scams, but not vulnerable Two ASU professors have spent the last three years studying a topic fraught with misconceptions — fraudulent crimes against the elderly. Criminology and criminal justice professors Michael Reisig and Kristy Holtfreter have studied different ... 12/11/2013 - 11:10 pm | View Link
Study Reveals Why Elderly Often Vulnerable to Scams THURSDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults are less able to spot people with untrustworthy faces, which may help explain why they're more likely to be victims of fraud, according to new research. Older adults have reduced activity in a brain region ... 12/7/2013 - 4:51 pm | View Link
Elderly more vulnerable to sophisticated scams VANCOUVER, Wash. – Jerry Pugh keeps all of his wire transfer and MoneyGram receipts rubber-banded together in a cardboard box labeled “stupid.” The 74-year-old Woodland resident has lost more than $50,000 over the last year sending off money to the ... 11/30/2013 - 6:49 pm | View Link
Poll: Elderly more vulnerable to investment scams NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- About nine out of every 10 doctors and nurses believe cognitive impairment makes the elderly more vulnerable to investment scams, according to a survey released Wednesday by the non-profit Investor Protection Trust, or IPT. 06/12/2013 - 7:49 am | View Link
Sophisticated scams target the elderly, vulnerable OTSEGO COUNTY — Scams against the vulnerable are an old story, but there are new variations and twists to the tale. The hoax perpetrated on Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o could be considered a variation on the old “sweetheart swindle” of preying ... 02/8/2013 - 6:42 am | View Link
WASHINGTON — Families and friends of the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered in the nation’s capital on Thursday to honor their loved ones through prayer and volunteer work nearly one year after the Newtown massacre.
smileham/flickrIf you’re a teacher at any level, or have friends who teach, your Facebook feed is likely peppered with inadvertently amusing quotes from students’ assignments. A kid may have, for example, confused Abraham Lincoln for Mussolini, or identified Marie Curie as a fashion magazine. Maybe another wants an extension because of a crucial upcoming vacation to St.
Philly.comFamilies of victims vow to bring 'Newtown effect' to gun-control debateNBCNews.comBy Miranda Leitsinger, NBC News. WASHINGTON — Families and friends of the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have gathered in the nation's capital to honor their loved ones through prayer and volunteer work nearly one year after the