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June 04, 2018 June 04, 2018

Senior Scam Alert!

One in five seniors has been a victim of abuse or fraud

Scam artists aren’t smarter than you.

They’re just more experienced. One in five seniors has been a victim of abuse or fraud. Senior citizens are a prime target.

In nearly 90% of elder abuse and neglect incidents, the perpetrator is a family member.

Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. They add new twists to old schemes and pressure people to make important decisions on the spot. Stay a step ahead with the latest information and practical tips.

The San Benito County Health & Human Services Agency in partnership with Hazel Hawkins Hospital and San Benito County Aging and Long Term Care Commission invites you to attend a scam prevention presentation. Learn about the latest local and nationwide scams, how to protect yourself from these scams and what to do if you or someone you know has fallen victim to a scam. 

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