Greg Abbott, Attorney General of Texas provides online resources , including videos, to assist Texas citizens identify and protect themselves and loved ones from financial abuse of elderly citizens.
Some of the Scams That Target Seniors highlighted on the Attorney General website are:
- Foreign Lotteries who call or send seniors announcements that they have “won” money, asking the potential victim to send money to cover fees and taxes.
- Identity Crime.
- Home Repair Scams
- Pigeon Drop-a scam nearly as old as time, that is still being used today. The con artist tells the victim, who is usually met and approached in a public place, that he has just found a large some of money and on some pretext convinces the victim to withdraw money from his own account, often using a second con who poses as a banker of lawyer.
Rex Securities Law provides nationwide representation to investors seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney. Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.
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