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Articles, Videos, and Public Service Announcements on Elder Financial Abuse

Below are articles to explain some of the different types of elder financial abuse. These articles depict just how devastating a predator financial attack can be for victims.

Protecting Veterans

Bloomberg Magazine: “Pension Poachers’ Are Targeting America’s Elderly Veterans”

Military Times: Ponzi scheme leader who preyed on vets sentenced to 10 years

Military.com: Preying on Patriots—Scams More Likely to Target Troops, Vets

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA): “What is ‘Pension Poaching,’ and How Can You Avoid It”

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA): From ‘Pension Poaching’ to Elder Fraud, No One Is Immune to Financial Scams

United States Veterans Affairs Vantage Point: AARP launches free online hub to help Veterans fight fraud

Wilkes-Barre, PA Times Leader: DMVA warns veterans of scammers looking to poach their military pension

Air Force Times: Scams targeting veterans’ pensions, benefits raise worry among VA officials

Fox News: “Oldest veteran in US, 112, robbed of savings, identity, family says”

Church official as a predator

Justice.gov: https://www.justice.gov/usao-edtn/pr/roger-dale-williams-sentenced-63-months-prison-phony-investment-scheme

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olRLma9tcjY

Elder Financial Abuse and Suicide

Ms. Angela Stancik’s testimony on behalf of her late grandmother, US Senate Aging Committee, July 17, 2019: https://www.aging.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SCA_Stancik_7_17_19.pdf

Living Trust Mills: Estate Planning and “Free Dinners”

Living Trust Mills – California Attorney General

Living Trust Mills – Minnesota Attorney General

Expiring driver’s license text/email fraud

https://www.stcharlesil.gov/scam-alerts

Grandparent Telephone Scheme

YouTube: Grandma tricks suspected scam artist

Minnesota Attorney General: Scams Targeting Grandparents

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