Assisting Social Security Recipients in Minimizing Fraud Risk
It’s certainly no secret that seniors are a likely target for scammers and fraudsters, and the frequent hijacking of Social Security numbers, unfortunately, provides a pathway for the criminal element to access these unsuspecting victims. Further, with the risk of dementia and the loss of critical thinking capabilities increasing in the elderly, the problem tends to become even greater for seniors. Here’s where family members and close friends can offer help, as explained in a post by the editorial staff of Pudacah Sun today on their website. Their post provides some of the warning signs that seniors may be prone to scams, along with a series of specific actions friends and family can take to reduce the possibility of a loved one falling victim to fraud. Check the article out here. Also, you might want to check out an article posted here yesterday with information regarding Social Security’s Representative Payee provision.