4 Tips to Protect Seniors Against Fraud and Identity Theft

From the Huffington Post

Although most anyone can be a target of fraud and identity theft, senior identity theft is on the rise and those ages 50+ are often in the cross-hairs of scammers. The U.S. government is taking steps to help circumvent the high level of fraud aimed at seniors, but it can only do so much -- and progress in this area has been fairly slow. Some states are taking matters into their own hands -- such as Missouri, which signed a bill that helps protect seniors by allowing financial professionals to put holds on suspicious transactions -- but many are hoping for something on the federal level.

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