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Posted on: August 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] 6 Scams that Prey on the Elderly

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Many scams are universal, but some types of fraud target older adults specifically or affect them disproportionately

Older adults may fall for certain scams because they are in the habit of answering calls from unknown callers, open junk mail rather than tossing it in the trash, or are not as practiced with the privacy settings on social media as younger generations.     

This article discusses the top 6 scams targeting the elderly.

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