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By Carolyn Bivins
Guest Writer 

Tips to prevent scams on the elderly this holiday

 

December 20, 2018



‘Tis the season to be scammed! Fa la la la lalala la. Follow your money if you can-an. Fa la la la lalala la.

Recently, an older friend of mine was almost scammed by the “nice voice” on the phone trying to gain her confidence in sending money to them! However, with the quick wit of some of her close friends she did not fall victim to their scheme. Thank goodness!

Senior citizens grew up in an era when trusting and being trustworthy were normal behavior, and generally that trust was reciprocated. Unfortunately, because of this mind-set today, they may fall victim to unscrupulous pe...



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