Senior Safety Tips on How to Avoid Scams


Financial abuse of the elderly is considered by many experts as the crime of the 21st century. Everywhere we go we hear about seniors getting scammed in fake lottery contests. One of the speakers at Pickaway County Safe Bank Project shares some practical tips on how seniors can avoid becoming a victim of a financial scammer.

  • –          Establish a relationship with a personal banker.
  • –          Get to know the person who waits on you at the bank.
  • –          Be wary of any official-looking documents that you get in the mail.
  • –          Never share your personal financial information with any you don’t know.