Tis the Season to be Cautious
Holiday thieves are just a phone call away
Unfortunately, the coming of the holidays is the peak season for phone scams and elder fraud. Recently, a woman near where I live lost about $3,000 to a crook promising reduced phone and television bills.
That is just one of many frauds that cheat seniors out of $2.9 billion a year, according to the United States Senate Special Committee on…