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Here’s How to Identify, Prevent and Report Elder Financial Abuse

By Plumas Bank June 9, 2023 Fraud education

“Hi, Grandpa — I’m in jail,” the crying voice on the other end of the telephone begins. “Please don’t tell anyone. Can you please send money?” This desperate plea is a common elder financial abuse scam. And sadly, unsuspecting, loving grandparents often fall victim to this and other ploys intended to bilk seniors out of their hard-earned …