Report: The Elderly Need More Protection From Scammers

A North Carolina think tank that studies state government programs said the state should enact new laws to protect the elderly against fraudsters out to steal their money.

The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research said in a report issued Wednesday that North Carolina was the first state with an elder abuse law in 1973, but it has not been updated since 1981.

The center's recommendations include the General Assembly establishing a study commission to examine how the banking commissioner, the investment industry, and law enforcement agencies
can combine to prevent elder fraud. The center said the commission
should explore whether bank employees could be trained to recognize, report, and reduce fraud against the elderly.


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  • by WorldMoneyRFB Location: KINSTON on Jan 6, 2010 at 05:01 PM
    Posted By: WorldMoneyRFB Location:Kinston nc.28504 at 0:8:00 PM Some One Out There Must Agree So Help Me Report All Scammers To protection Four The Elderl Know One Should Have To Pay Or Send Money For A Sweepstake Check Scam So Frower This # To The FBI For Tagget The Elderl # Is # 876 374 8337 This Must Stop
  • by WorldMoneyRFB Location: KINSTON NC.28504 on Nov 18, 2009 at 02:44 PM
    WORLD MONEY RFB I'AM FOR CRIME STOPPER FOR THE EDLERLY FROWER THIS # TO THE FBI FOR TAGGET THE ELDERLY # IS A SWEEPSTAKES SCAM # 1 876 287 3554 I WILL REPORT MORE TO CRIME STOPPER IF I GET REWARD
  • by Buzz Location: Mill Creek on May 27, 2009 at 01:41 PM
    let me borrow these folks that would do harm to an old person for a day. They would have a measurable change of heart. Buzz-
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on May 27, 2009 at 11:20 AM
    Yes the elderly needs protection from scammers. Well we all do. The teenagers and college aged crowd needs it. People in their 20's, 30's, 40's, and 50's all need MORE PROTECTION. Why is it ONLY the old people? Me and my wife both have already been victims of identity theft and we are still only 30 years of age.
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