Senior citizens should be especially aware of fraud schemes targeting their lifestyle and savings and follow a series of tips to protect themselves and their family members from fraud.
Financial scams perpetrated against older people include a broad range of conduct from outright taking of money or property to forging a signature on a legal document such as a will or deed to getting paid for care products or services and then not providing them.
protecting the vulnerable older person o ld age is becoming a time of dread and anxiety for people the recent outcry following the publication of research funded by comic relief and the department of health and carried out by the national centre for social research and kings college.
The aim is to raise awareness of the growing threat posed by a range of financial scams which target vulnerable older people including mass marketing fraud via.
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Older people are especially vulnerable to online dating scams yet in australia there is little support for victims reports julia may.
protecting the elderly and vulnerable from financial fraud and exploitation introduction this paper protecting the elderly and vulnerable from financial fraud and exploitation is designed to address special needs for which financial institutions are uniquely suited to assist.