Season 1

Who’s Watching Your Aging Parents Money?

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Resources

 

  • Hazel Heckers, Colorado Bureau of Investigation: Link
  • AARP Foundation ElderWatch (to help recognize, prevent and report elder fraud): Link Phone: 800-222-4444, option 2

 

Next Avenue articles on Elder Fraud and Imposter Scams:

 

  • “What to Do If Your Parent Gets Scammed”: Link
  • “Danger: Don’t Fall for the Phony ‘AppleCare’ Scam”: Link
  • “How I Fell for a Computer Virus Scam”: Link
  • “Curbing Elder Abuse: What’s Been Helping, What’s Needed”: Link
  • “Elder Financial Abuse: Why Banks and Advisers Are Stepping Up”: Link
  • “Flood of Romance Scams Defrauds Older Victims”: Link

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