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What to Do if You Suspect Elder Fraud in the Family

Financial exploitation cases often involve relatives

AARP FRAUD WATCH NETWORK

Our team of fraud fighters has the real-world tips and tools to help protect you and your loved ones. 

      

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

In the News

Stressed Out? You May Be More Vulnerable to a Scam

AARP survey of 9,000 adults in U.S. found stress, lack of family support, common to fraud victims

10 Top Tourist Scams to Beware

Con artists in Europe use creative ploys to fleece travelers

Widow Loses $13,000 in Gift Card Fraud

Multiple cards purchased at Lowe's, spent in a flash at Target

Be Careful: Fraudsters Phone It In

Calls were costliest means of contact when adults 60-plus targeted

Widow Loses Big in Romance Scam

Fake surgeon lied to her and raided her nest egg for thousands

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

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

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

Stimulus Check Scams

This Is What a Real Paper Stimulus Check Looks Like

Consumers are warned to beware of scammers

Fake Stimulus Checks Drive Traffic to Used-Car Sale

Federal lawsuit alleges deceptive and illegal tactics

First Fraud Charges Involving Stimulus Loans Filed

Feds allege men schemed to get relief money

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