The committee has came up with the top ten scams plaguing our seniors. These top ten scams made up 65% of all complaints in 2018.
1. IRS Impersonation Scam
2. Robo /Unsolicited Phone Calls
3. Sweepstakes Scam /Jamaica Lottery Scam
4. Computer Tech Support Scam
5. Elder Financial Abuse
6. Grandparent Scam
7. Romance Scam
8. Social Security Impersonation Scam
9. Impending Lawsuits Scam
10. Identity Theft
Over the next few weeks we will go deeper into the scams. We will discuss how the scams work, what you should look for and tips to avoid you or someone you love from becoming a victim.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of fraud, please contact the fraud hotline 1-855-303-9470.
Otherwise, if you have further questions give us a call 310-447-5266 and we would be happy to discuss your questions.