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Elderly Fraud

When You Answer The Phone And No One Is There

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty

Have you ever answered the phone to find no one on the other end and wondered: What are they trying to sell me if they aren't speaking? According to e...

How to Protect Your Medicare Card from Identity Theft

Jim T. Miller | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

I just turned 65 and got my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it says I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify theft if my purse and Medicare card get stolen?

Courier Services Play A Surprising Role In Scams Targeting The Elderly

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.28.2012 | Fifty

Have courier services been thrust to the front line of defending seniors against elderly scams? In a new twist on an old story, some scammers, hopi...

Top 5 Online And Offline Scams That Target Post50s

The Huffington Post | Evan Allis | Posted 01.02.2012 | Fifty

No other demographic falls victim to scams and fraud quite as much as Post50s. Older adults are more likely than their younger counterparts to have ex...