Scams, Schemes & Frauds Impacting Older Adults and How to Avoid Being a Victim – Statistics show that an increasing number of people are falling victim to scams. Part of the problem is that scammers are highly adaptable and can mimic legitimate communications from romantic partners, tech support staff, and government employees. One group particularly affected by this issue is the elderly. Those homeowners with healthy financial savings, good credit scores, and a trusting nature often prove to be attractive targets for scammers. Learn about the latest scams that have impacted persons in your community.