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Wall Street Places Big Bets on Troubled Securities - New York Times

Wall Street Places Big Bets on Troubled Securities - New York Times | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
New York TimesWall Street Places Big Bets on Troubled SecuritiesNew York TimesBy KEVIN ROOSE On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced that it had sold assets with a face value of $6.2 billion to Goldman, which trumped four other...
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Time of Your Life: Joan Aragone: Beware of granny fraud, which is rampant in ... - San Jose Mercury News

Time of Your Life: Joan Aragone: Beware of granny fraud, which is rampant in ...San Jose Mercury NewsThis columnist, who has written stories about elder fraud, attended conferences on the subject and prided herself on her personal fraud detection...
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FBI Warns New Cyber Scam - WSAW

FBI Warns New Cyber Scam - WSAW | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
FBI Warns New Cyber ScamWSAW(Press Release) MADISON – If you fall victim to the latest cyber scam, it may be “game over” for your banking account.
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Help the elderly steer clear of the 'grandparent scam' - Cliffviewpilot.com

Help the elderly steer clear of the 'grandparent scam' - Cliffviewpilot.com | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Help the elderly steer clear of the 'grandparent scam'Cliffviewpilot.comThe Senior Fraud Education & Protection Program (FedUp) features an instructional video aimed at keeping unwitting victims from being separated from what may be their life...
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Seniors common target in scam operations - NRToday.com

Seniors common target in scam operations - NRToday.com | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Seniors common target in scam operationsNRToday.comLoRita Sutton was able to identify a call she received in November at her Roseburg home as a scam aimed at nabbing her bank account number. The man said he was with the government and wanted to help.
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Cell Phone Scams - WTVA

Cell Phone Scams - WTVA | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Cell Phone ScamsWTVAThis is some kind of scam.' They said, "Oh no, Miss Johnson. This is not a scam,' so I said to go ahead," Johnson said. Johnson said she was only going along with the plan to get information and turn them in to authorities.
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Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the rise - YorkRegion.com

Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the rise - YorkRegion.com | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Taking advantage: Elder financial abuse on the riseYorkRegion.com6697 In November 2011, police announced a 33-year-old Markham man had been arrested in connection with a fraud investigation.
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Family warns of scam - The Keene Sentinel

Family warns of scam - The Keene Sentinel | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Family warns of scamThe Keene SentinelBut, shortly after moving in, the family found out that their new house is part of an Internet scam that could cause victims to lose thousands of dollars and end up without a home.
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Senior Scams: Tips to Keep You Safe

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Article discusses the following senior scams: home improvement scams, telemarketing fraud, social security scams, and "the grand parent scam." 

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Scams targeting the elderly - WDBJ7

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WDBJ7 - Scams targeting the elderly - Blacksburg police have warrants out for the arrest of Frank Stanley and Shane McCoy in this scam. But this is just the latest case in a string of crimes against the elderly.

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Top Ten Elder Fraud Prevention Methods

"Help your parents fight back against elder fraud scams with these top ten senior citizen fraud protection tips. Teach your mother, father, or other..."

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Scams On FINRA's Radar Screen - Forbes

Scams On FINRA's Radar Screen - Forbes | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Scams On FINRA's Radar ScreenForbesFINRA, the brokerage industry's self-regulator, recently announced a list of priorities for 2012.
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More US workers put 401(k) investments on autopilot - Reuters

More US workers put 401(k) investments on autopilot - Reuters | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
More US workers put 401(k) investments on autopilotReutersBy Tim McLaughlin | BOSTON (Reuters) - More US workers with 401(k) plans are selecting mutual funds that rebalance to safer investments as they near retirement, but analysts say some of...
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Phone Scam Targets Elderly Women - WOI

Phone Scam Targets Elderly WomenWOIby Jessica Daley Telephone scams aren't new, but a surge of them in Johnston has police trying to get the word out before any more people lose money.
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Protect yourself against credit repair scams - Examiner.com

Protect yourself against credit repair scams - Examiner.com | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Protect yourself against credit repair scamsExaminer.comWhile the majority of credit repair clinics are scams, a few good ones do exist.
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Securities Law Prof Blog: Spindler on Mandatory Long Term ...

Securities Law Prof Blog: Spindler on Mandatory Long Term ... | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Securities Law Prof Blog · A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network. Blog Editor. Barbara Black Charles Hartsock Professor of Law Director, Corporate Law Center Univ. of Cincinnati College of Law • Profile • Email ...
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Feds Reportedly Investigating WMC Mortgage For Fraud - Mortgageorb

Feds Reportedly Investigating WMC Mortgage For Fraud - Mortgageorb | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Feds Reportedly Investigating WMC Mortgage For FraudMortgageorbAmong the issues being investigated is whether WMC used intentionally incorrect financial documents to originate loans and whether senior management allowed fraudulent loans to be sold...
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HPD: Houston man, 81, scams thousands from elderly California woman in lotto hoax - KHOU

HPD: Houston man, 81, scams thousands from elderly California woman in lotto hoax - KHOU | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
HPD: Houston man, 81, scams thousands from elderly California woman in lotto hoaxKHOUby KHOU.com staff HOUSTON—An elderly Houston man has been charged with defrauding another elderly person from California in a lottery prize-winning scam, according...
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7 of the Nastiest Scams, Rip-Offs and Tricks From Wall Street Crooks ...

7 of the Nastiest Scams, Rip-Offs and Tricks From Wall Street Crooks ... | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
We have been hearing for years now about the scams, frauds, rackets, schemes, tricks and various other ways that people on Wall Street made gazillions while crashing the economy. The one thing we haven't heard anything ...
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Beware of potential Christmas scams

Beware of potential Christmas scams | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
The Christmas season is upon us, and so are the Grinches that accompany it. Read this blog post by Topher Kessler on MacFixIt.
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Iowa woman charged with fraud - Chicago Tribune

Iowa woman charged with fraud - Chicago Tribune | Elder Abuse and Fraud | Scoop.it
Iowa woman charged with fraud Chicago Tribune KCRG-TV (http://bit.ly/uJL5Qv ) that 47-year-old Marie Germann is facing 11 charges that include forgery, criminal conduct, theft and elder abuse.
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