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ICFO Archive: Seniors Grandparent Scams [Video]

Older archive but a good history of Senior Grandparent Scams 

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‘Grandparent scams’ steal thousands from seniors

“Grandparent scam” explained: What you need to know

Top 10 Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them

These scammers are targeting your elderly parents

The Grandparent Scam

Grandparent Scam FAQs Con Artists Exploit Family Ties, concern

How to Guard Against Common Scams That Target Seniors Hundreds of thousands of older Americans are victims of financial fraud and theft every year.

8 costly scams that target senior citizens

Senior Scams to Watch Out For

Phone scams target Gallatin Co. residents

State offers tips for senior investors to avoid scams

ALZHEIMER’S JOURNEY: Senior scams and how to spot them

Can Elderly Scams be Prevented?

AARP Foundation ElderWatch

Top 10 Financial Scams Targeting Seniors

Scam Jam offers senior citizens tips on securing savings, identity

Authorities warn of IRS phone scam

U.S. customs seize $4,000 sent to scammers by duped Canadian senior

Chatham County deputy saves woman $10,000 in phone scam uggc://japa.pbz/2016/05/10/pungunz-pbhagl-qrchgl-fnirf-jbzna-10000-va-cubar-fpnz/

Scammers continue to call business owners and residents in Fortuna

SCAM ALERT: ‘Sweetheart scams’ target lonely senior citizens



Consumer Protection Warns New Grandparent Scam May Target Families of LDS Church Missionaries

The Grandparent Scam Explained: What you need to know

Grandparent Scams


Emergency or “Grandparent” Scam

Consumer Protection warns Grandparent Scam targets families of LDS Church missionaries

ABA Warns Consumers of ‘Grandparent Scam’

Local seniors being targeted in “grandparent scam”

Moak: Don’t fall for ‘Grandparent Scam’

Local retail worker saves elderly couple from pricey scam Police warn people to be vigilant of scam that purports to be the CRA

Reminder: Common scams and distraction thefts

Government leaders, law enforcement fight back against senior scams

Workshops set to help seniors with financial scams

Beware of scammers in your neighborhood — Our View

Understanding Financial Elder Fraud

Scammer Target Victims and ask for iTunes Cards

Can more be done to protect seniors from scams?

Authorities investigate twin job placement scams

Local law enforcement and elderly build defense against scammers

AG’s office targets senior scams

Scams flourish in Spring, police say

‘Geriatric Park’ the theme of 10th annual Scam and Fraud Expo

Tech support scams gain sophistication, now using malware

Scam Alert: When the IRS Calls, It’s Really a Crook A fast-spreading scam is claiming a number of victims.

Seminar for seniors aims to take a bite out of scams

Rio Olympics 2016: Cybercriminals target sports fans with fake ticket scams and phishing attacks

Senior Lifestyle Fair to focus on enriching lives, lessons in scam safety

Tools, tips help older investors beat financial scams

Dandenong North migrant avoids jail after admitting to unwittingly storing scammed money

Beware of scams: Beat fraudsters by staying alert FRAUD has never been a greater menace than it is today, with Britons under constant siege from scammers.

Dabba Trading Scam: SIT formed to conduct sustained investigations

Scam targets seniors using online dating sites: police


Senator Hannon Hosting Senior Scam Prevention Forum

Mooroolbark targeted by scammers pretending to be cops to steal cash

Nevada State Bank Offers Older Americans Five Tips to Avoid Lottery Scams in Recognition of May as “Older Americans Month”

Polar woman shreds check she fears is a scam

Watch out for Rio phishing scam!

Why the elderly are prey for scammers and how to protect them Be on the lookout for scammers trying to drain the bank accounts of seniors

Police call for vigilance after spate of bank card scams

Scams target families that want to help

Editorial: Know any seniors who need a financial lifeline?

Fake lottery wins and “magic pill” offer among online scams connected to Rio 2016 Olympics

MPD meeting on senior, summer safety

BBB’s Crain builds trust between businesses and consumers

Senior citizens remain in the crosshairs of aggressive scammers

The Dangers Of Door-To-Door Selling

M’sians still giving away sensitive info

Seniors among most vulnerable to telemarketing scams, other fraud

Scammers impersonate cyber security firms

Nevada State Bank Warns Older Americans About Grandparent Scam in Recognition of May as “Older Americans Month”

“Grandparent Scam” hits Dickinson County

BBB: Seniors continuously in the crosshairs of scammers

Roxbury senior warns of tricky phone scam ‘Grandson’ is in jail in Mexico, caller claims

Two arrests made in Ontario in $400K lottery scam

When an Elderly Parent Has Been Scammed Children often find it difficult to stop fraud, or recover the money. But there are steps they can take.

Henderson police warn of phone scams

York Region senior couple scammed out of $600K; Brampton woman arrested

Elderly woman scammed out of thousands in driveway con

5 Ways to Stop Senior Citizen Scams

Panelists warn of dangers of senior financial fraud

Column Look closely, seniors, there’s a financial scam in your future

1st hotline in state to help seniors with scam problem

Medford Chief, County Sheriff Advise Seniors on Avoiding Scams

Authorities issue warning after Nash County home repair scam

Senior citizens learn how to avoid scam artists

Berry: Tips on avoiding scams on seniors

Police host senior scam seminar to address sophisticated fraud

Graham wants list of scam artists Congresswoman Gwen Graham filed the Senior Citizen Protection Act to target con artists preying on senior citizens.

Iowans testify in Washington about scams against the elderly

‘Grandparent scam’ gaining traction

KIDS AND MONEY: Beware the grandparent scam A midnight call telling of danger or injury to a loved one can prompt unwise acts

How to Guard Against Common Scams That Target Seniors Hundreds of thousands of older Americans are victims of financial fraud and theft every year.

Top 10 Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them

These scammers are targeting your elderly parents

8 costly scams that target senior citizens

Top 10 Financial Scams Targeting Seniors

Milford Senior Center session teaches seniors about scams and avoiding them

Sheriff Lott says elderly man was scammed out of $100,000

OUR VIEW: Be eyes, ears for elderly to ward off scams

Graham wants list of scam artists Congresswoman Gwen Graham filed the Senior Citizen Protection Act to target con artists preying on senior citizens. Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors

Navarre senior avoids becoming grandparent phone scam victim

Grandparent Phone Scam: Oklahoma Grandmother Targeted in Telephone Fraud Involving Granddaughter and Drunk Driving

Iowans testify in Washington about scams against the elderly

Grandparent Phone Scam: Oklahoma Grandmother Targeted in Telephone Fraud Involving Granddaughter and Drunk Driving

Richland County deputy recovers money after elderly man scammed out of $100K

Elderly Gilbert couple’s money in limbo after scam involving iTunes gift cards

Stories of fraud help guard against scams aimed at GV

Smart, but scammed: Con artist victims come from all walks of life

Grandparent scams on the rise in Ohio

WWII veteran, 90, loses $40K in sweepstakes scam

New rash of scams targeting senior citizens

Police See Familiar Pattern in Scams Targeting Elderly Scams involving law enforcement impersonators are becoming more common; police will never ask people to pay fines and fees with gift cards.

New twist on grandparent scam leaves Tampa family frightened

Denham Springs Police offer info on combatting scammers

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Relatives of elders need to watch for new ‘friendships’

Tell Mel: Beware of fake vacation reservations


“Virtual Kidnapping” and “Grandparent Scams” up this month

NJ gives seniors online antifraud toolkit

Police: SCAM ALERT: Don’t Fall For It – Grandparent & IRS Scam

Elderly woman neglects, scams friend

Collins: Grandparent scams still targeting seniors

Elderly Couple Facing Eviction After Grandson Allegedly Scams Them Out of Their Home

Gold Coast elderly targeted by UnitingCare and ATO scammers

Scam tries to make grandparent think grandchild is hurt or in danger
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Experts: Scams targeting the elderly a growing trend

Scammers con $9,000 worth of iTunes gift cards out of two Worthington residents

Resident warns against ‘grandparent’ scam For most grandparents getting a call from a grandchild is wonderful. For Boonville resident June Davidson, it is no different. She loves hearing from her grandchildren, no matter when they call her.

Senior scams a constant issue A senior scam popped up recently. Concetta Perry, of Torrington received two phone calls this month that said her grandson was in jail and needed $9,000 to be released.

Edmond woman warns others of Facebook impersonation scam

Sheriff: Watch out for door-to-door scams

Top 10 scams targeting seniors

Fake sweepstakes scam elderly out of thousands

Elder abuse, scams targeting seniors topics for DA’s office rep at Plum Community Center

Tech Support Scams


Scam Costs Elderly Couple Almost One Million Pounds

Bank releases video on how to avoid being a victim of new cash machine scam ATM fraud has risen by one fifth since last year

Government wants to stop robocalls, except those from the government

Who’s most likely to fall victim to a scam? Not little old ladies, a new study says

Elderly woman scammed into sending money overseas, SA

World’s Biggest Scams You Need to Know [Infographic]

What Seniors (And Their Children) Need To Know About Tech Support Scams

Seniors are becoming more scam-savvy

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