COVID-19: Top Three Scams

Be aware! The COVID-19 crisis has provided an opportunity for scammers to prey on the public. Know how to protect yourself and loved ones from these top three scams. Download the PDF

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Social Security COVID-19 Updates, Scam Alert

In response to COVID-19 concerns, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has made significant changes to its operations and policies. Also be aware of recent scams. SSA is not taking any new, manual actions to reduce, suspend, or delay any benefits …

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Be WISER! About Social Security Phone Scams

Social Security phone scams are the #1 type of fraud reported to the Federal Trade Commission and Social Security. Recently, these scams have skyrocketed. Scammers prey on emotion – generally fear – to get people to act. Older people are …

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Too Good to Be True Checklist

Here is a checklist of common phrases that scam artists use, as well as offers they may make to try and swindle you out of your money.  Next time you hear or read one of these you can just say, …

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Women and Financial Fraud & Abuse

As the number of older Americans in our nation grow, so too do the number of cases of financial elder abuse. Financial elder abuse is when seniors are exploited or conned out of their money through deceit. Financial scams are …

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Protecting Your Income: Tips for Seniors

Everyone is subject to fraudulent scams and con games. Because older people are frequently targeted, it is important for them to be aware of the frauds and scams that threaten their financial security. Download Protecting Your Income: Tips for Seniors …

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Senior Financial Fraud and Abuse

Senior financial abuse scams are a multi-billion dollar “industry.” Studies estimate the annual financial loss nationwide to be around $2.9 billion. In a recent New York State study, estimated annual losses for seniors in a subsample of New York State …

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