The Center For Combating Elder Financial Abuse is a veteran operated, nonprofit organization. Our federal tax ID number is 86-2379029

The Center For Combating Elder Financial Abuse is a veteran operated, nonprofit organization. Our federal tax ID number is 86-2379029.

Educational Section

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

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

Guardianships

YouTube: “Disgraced former Nevada guardian sentenced to serve up to 40 years”

The New Yorker: “How The Elderly Lose Their Rights”

AP News: “Ex-appointed guardian gets prison in Nevada elder abuse case”

Convictions of largest predators found by the Center For Combating Elder Financial Abuse

CBS News: “Christian radio host Doc Gallagher gets 3 life prison terms for bilking listeners out of millions of dollars”

Doc Gallagher Press Release, Tarrant County: Tarrant County Texas document

Penn Live: ‘One of the worst con artists’: Lawyer who stole $6M from elderly clients won’t get out of prison early

Justice.gov: Gettysburg Attorney Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Clients of Over $6 Million

YouTube: “Attorney Swindled Elderly Maryland Woman Out of $1.8M”

The Washington Post: “Md. lawyer sentenced to 12 years for stealing from client”

The Seattle Times: “Ex-Issaquah insurance agent pleads guilty to $1M theft”

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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