Offers fraud prevention advice and collects telemarketing complaints throughout Canada working in partnership with other law enforcement agencies.
Features the Elder Abuse Unit. How to recognize and prevent elder abuse. Warning signs, avoiding false friends, secret loan, caretaker fraud, telemarketing fraud, fraudulent charities, real estate fraud and other types of fraud.
CCPPFA guidelines for preventing and reporting financial elder abuse, resources for financial institutions, posters and brochures.
Explains how seniors can protect themselves by knowing how to identify fraudulent sales pitches.
Statewide outreach campaign under the California Department of Corporations to alert and educate seniors about investment and telemarketing fraud crimes.
Public awareness advisory regarding 4-1-9 or advance fee fraud schemes. Details of the Nigerian scam and most common forms of these fraudulent business proposals.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, offers this comprehensive 88-page problem-oriented guide in PDF format.
The Australian Institute of Criminology shares the results of an extensive survey of seniors' criminal victimization and vulnerability to acts of consumer fraud.
Transcript of 2003 The Law Report radio broadcast exploring the potential pitfalls surrounding family agreements and powers of attorney.
This 2004 report from the U.S. General Accounting Office highlights that the elderly are disproportionately victims of predatory lending.