Get the facts about Financial Scams



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Jerry Karum and Bill Vigorito answered a question about telephone scams.
Bill Vigorito answered a question about how to handle scam calls or text messages.
Bill Vigorito answered a question about if you can recover money lost to a scam and blocking scammers.


AARP Pennsylvania hosted this Access Live event to discuss the latest financial scams that are targeting senior citizens. This event featured US Attorney Jerry Karum and FBI Agent Bill Vigorito. They gave advice on how to avoid these scams as well as the proper actions that should be taken for seniors that have fallen victim to financial fraud. Other topics of discussion were the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act, the TRACED Act, phishing emails that appear to be from Amazon, and information on the most prevalent scam targeting seniors, the romance scam.