August 22, 2012

The FBI has released a list of the most common frauds and schemes that target the elderly. Seniors are particularly susceptible to the deception of con artists. Read this list of and make sure the seniors in your life are aware of them.

They include:

  • Health Care Fraud or Health Insurance Fraud
  • Counterfeit Prescription Drugs
  • Funeral and Cemetery Fraud
  • Fraudulent “Anti-Aging” Products
  • Telemarketing Fraud
  • Internet Fraud
  • Investment Schemes
  • Reverse Mortgage Scams

More details are available at the link, as well as tips to avoid falling victim to these schemes.