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Why Older LGBTQ Adults May Be More Vulnerable to Fraud

Economic insecurity, history of discrimination can increase risk of financial abuse

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Smart security can thwart crooks and their tools

Elder Fraud

Tech Tools to Help Guard Against Elder Financial Abuse

Websites and firms that can flag suspicious behavior

​How to Spot Elder Fraud by a Financial Professional​

Protect loved ones from exploitation by a fiduciary

Safeguard Older Loved Ones From Caregiver Fraud

How to hire wisely and spot signs of financial abuse

Coronavirus Scams

First Federal Criminal Charges for COVID Vaccine Card Fraud

California woman accused of helping others create fake vaccination records

Fraudsters Hit COVID Program Offering Help for Funerals

Beware unsolicited calls, emails offering help with FEMA application

5 Things to Know About the Latest Vaccine Scam

Feds say post-vaccine survey is fake and prize never arrives

Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Put Public Health at Risk

Authorities warn Twitter, Shopify, eBay to stem online sales of sham records

Beware COVID-19 Frauds and Scams

Nearly 500 charged with crimes during yearlong Justice Department crackdown

Preview: The Perfect Scam

6 Tales of Real-Life Scam Stories

Host of ‘The Perfect Scam’ podcast shares a few of the most memorable episodes

Scam Turns Grandmother Into a Money Mule

Annie believes she's found an online friend, but in reality, she’s being lured into a scam

How a Stolen Bag Helped Uncover a Crime Ring

A stolen purse case leads to a nationwide crime ring and a scam that includes disguises and more

                         

 

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