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One in Five Older Americans Hit by Swindles

Survey finds that their adult children are often unaware

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— KMSS/Corbis

En español | More than 7.3 million older Americans—as many as one in five—have been taken advantage of through unreasonably high fees for financial services, an inappropriate investment or outright fraud, according to an elder investor fraud survey released Tuesday. … Back to Article

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