Elder fraud is an act targeting older adults in which attempts are made to deceive with promises of goods, services, or financial benefits that do not exist, were never intended to be provided, or were misrepresented. Financial exploitation is the illegal or improper use of an older adult’s funds or property. Click on this article on how you can avoid scams.
22 Tips for Avoiding Scams & Swindles
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
This webpage provides 22 tips that can help you steer clear of scams and swindles and stay safe.