Seniors are often targeted because they tend to be trusting and polite. They also usually have financial savings, own a home, and have good credit—all of which make them attractive to scammers. However, anyone may be targeted!
Please read this article – being informed is your best defense: https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-scams-and-crimes/elder-fraud
We’ve included some additional information regarding scams from our local officials: