Over the holidays, I did a lot of visiting with my grandparents. When I told my grandmother that I have been writing stories about identity theft protection, she mentioned a scam that she had heard about concerning identity thieves targeting senior citizens. New Scam Apparently, scammers are currently trying to steal from your grandparents. The …
It’s unfortunate, but we first brought you True Crime Stories of Elder Abuse and Identity Theft. Now we can share with you tips on what you can do to protect yourself and what several states have started doing to protect their senior citizens.
Identity theft is a form of elderly abuse and the saddest part of all is that family members, caregivers and strangers may take advantage of the elderly in an effort to gain their hard earned money and credit report.