It's a serious problem! Seniors and their families will lose billions of dollars this year to con artists and targeted scams! This link, updated on February 08, 2021, covers many popular scams that target seniors and their families. This resource courtesy of Seniorliving.org is considered a public service only and is not intended as legal advice. Please click on this link below to learn more:

Common Scams That Target The Elderly

This link includes information on the most common scams like:

  • COVID-19 and Vaccine Scams
  • Charity Scams
  • "Service" Scams
  • Medical Cure and Treatment Scams
  • Health Insurance (for example, Medicare or Supplemental Policy) Scams
  • Telemarketing Scams (free trials, extended warrenties, loans)
  • Robocalls
  • Internet Fraud
  • Email "Phishing" Fraud
  • Technical or Computer Support Scams
  • Lottery and Fake Prize Scams)
  • Counterfeit Prescription Medications
  • Investment Schemes
  • Mortgage Scams
  • Funeral Fraud
  • Bogus Magazine Sales Scams
  • IRS Imposter Scams
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