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Fighting Fraud – Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors

Information courtesy of the US Senate Special Committee on Aging

According to the Government Accountability Office, financial fraud costs seniors nearly $3 billion a year. The US Senate Special Committee on Aging is working to combat scams that target older Americans. The Committee has released a book highlighting the top ten scams targeting seniors around the country.

The book covers topics like:

• IRS Impersonation Scams
• Robocalls and Other Unsolicited Phone Calls
• Sweepstakes Scams
• Computer Tech Support Scams
• Elder Financial Abuse
• Identify Theft
• And More

Download a free copy of the fighting senior fraud book here  (pdf).

Doug Schmidt
Director of Communications
The Fifth Freedom Network