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A new government report highlights the need for better collaboration among federal agencies, banks and state authorities to combat the kind of exploitation that Matava said he suffered...Government Accountability Office (GAO) cites estimates that
Market View Vancouver condos Let's Talk Investing Elder financial abuse means the illegal or unauthorized use of seniors' assets money or property. Laura Tamblyn Watts, a lawyer and senior fellow at the Canadian Centre for Elder Law, said research
Here's how to prevent elder financial abuse, protecting retirement plans and other investments. It's called elder financial abuse and, unfortunately, it's a growing phenomenon that can put retirement plans and other savings at risk.
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Starting in October, banks and credit unions here will be required to report suspected financial exploitation of Marylanders age 65 and up. They must convey their suspicions within 24 hours by phone to Adult Protective Services part of the state's
It's well recognized that financial abuse of the elderly is a serious and growing problem. Deceit, threats and intimidation are all tools of the trade when manipulating an elderly person into transferring funds or property to someone else. In 2010,
First published 5 minutes ago Updated 5 minutes ago A draft report estimates Utah's elders may have suffered losses of nearly $1 million per day last year due to financial abuse, a state legal enforcement officer said Wednesday. Jilenne Gunther, an
When Claire's suspicions resulted in her brother's arrest on charges of elder financial abuse, there were several immediate and unanticipated consequences. Daniel had been paying bills and taking care of their mother, June, for 15 years. When June
Phone calls from family and friends of older adults urge me to help protect their loved ones after they have discovered their loved ones were victims of financial abuse. It is important to set up safety nets so that such abuse does not happen again.
Crimes involving strangers as the perpetrators made up more than half (51%) of reported cases of elder financial abuse, followed by crimes involving family, friends and neighbors as perpetrators (34%). Exploitation from the business sector accounted