Senior exploitation experts from four states will join the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) Sept. 17 for a webinar on addressing seniors suspected of being victimized by a financial scam.
It is estimated that over $140 billion is scammed from seniors each year through fraudulent phone calls, mail, and social media exchanges.
“Since 2018, the Senior Safe Act has afforded credit union staff with ‘safe harbor’ when financial exploitation of seniors is suspected,” said Walter Laskos, CCUA’s chief communications officer. “It’s important to stay updated on the many scams circulating in order to remain vigilant in protecting our seniors.”
Laskos will host the hour-long discussion, which will also feature:
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