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Stopping Senior Scams

Crane’s Mill Welcomes Secret Service Special Agent To Help Stop Scammers

Stopping Senior Scams

Stopping Senior Scams

Crane’s Mill recently welcomed United States Secret Service Special Agent Scott Keenan.

Special Agent Keenan presented a program on protecting ourselves and loved ones from scammers, discussing different online and phone scams and what to look out for.

Did you know? Consumer Reports shared the following statistics on senior financial scams:
  • Older people are swindled out of more than $3 billion each year.
  • More than 3.5 million older adults are victims of financial exploitation each year.
  • Seniors targeted by fraudsters suffer an average loss of $34,200.
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