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Fraud & Scams

This space is dedicated to helping you learn about how to protect your parents or aging loves ones from fraud and scams.

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Cameron Huddleston
Carefull Family Finance Expert
SCAM ALERT! The Better Business Bureau has received reports of scammers posing as loan providers. The phony lenders that use the names of legitimate companies promise quick loans with no upfront fees. The offers are typically made via email and... (More)
Cameron Huddleston
Carefull Family Finance Expert
SCAM ALERT! If you or your parents have gotten scam calls, phishing emails or suspicious test messages, we want to hear about it. Share the scam here in the Fraud & Scams topic page to alert others in the community... (More)

This is why there is a Carefull alert to catch this stuff: NYT on How Deceptive Campaign Fund-Raising Ensnares Older People

Both parties guilty here. Seniors and Financial Caregivers really need to watch out for this-  specifically to stop 1-time donations from becoming recurring .  . .

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/26/us/politics/recurring-donations-seniors.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Cameron Huddleston
Carefull Family Finance Expert

I hate to answer your question with more questions, but here goes:

Is your brother your father's power of attorney? Is there another family member who is appointed power of attorney and can step in and start managing your dad's... (More)