UPCOMING EVENTS
Lunch & Learn on Elder Financial Exploitation
Hosted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union, Disabled American Veterans & Better Values - Better Banking

June 3, 2019   |   11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Disabled American Veterans Hall
788 Liberty Street
Braintree, MA
Click HERE for more info & registration

 

TAKE ACTION
To Report Abuse

Massachusetts:
800-922-2275
https://www.mass.gov/report-elder-abuse

Delaware:
800-223-9074
https://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dsaapd/

New Hampshire:
800-949-0470
https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/adultprotection.htm

Rhode Island:
401-462-0555
http://www.dea.ri.gov/programs/protective_services.php

 

STAY PROTECTED AND INFORMED
Links to Articles, Reports, Agencies, and Service Providers

Help Desk: How do you stop robocalls to your landline?
BY GEOFFREY A. FOWLER    |    WASHINGTON POST    

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights
NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER FOCUSED ON THE LEGAL RIGHTS OF OLDER ADULTS

Common Scams That Target the Elderly
BY SENIORLIVING.ORG    

Managing Someone Else's Money
BY THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU    

Frauds & Scams
BY THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU    

Scams and Fraud
BY AARP    

Don’t Fall for the Grandparent Scam!
BY WALT LASKOS    |    SENIOR DIGEST 

Credit Unions Sound the Alarm on Elder Financial Exploitation
BY WALT LASKOS    |    SENIOR DIGEST 

Suspect a Scam? AARP's Fraud Helpline Can Help
BY AARP    

What Are Some Common Types of Scams?
BY AARP    

You Can't Stop Robocalls. You Shouldn't Have To.You Can't Stop Robocalls. You Shouldn't Have To.
BY BRIAN X. CHEN    |    NEW YORK TIMES    

The Grandparent Scam Phone Call
BY PETER BARRY     |     ACTUAL RECORDING OF A PHONE CALL SCAM ATTEMPT

‘Do Not Call Them Back!’: FCC Warns of Late-Night Scam Calls
BY HAMZA SHABAN     |     WASHINGTON POST

Consumer Complaint Center
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Investor Alert: Ponzi Schemes Targeting Seniors
BY THE US SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Updated Investor Alert for Seniors: Five Red Flags of Investment Fraud
BY THE US SECURITIES & EXCHANGE COMMISSION