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Preventing Elder Fraud In North Carolina

Don Hankins

There have always been scam artists waiting to part you from your money and their numbers are on the rise with the advent of the Internet. But there’s one group particularly susceptible to fraud – older adults and the elderly. More than a quarter of the victims of financial fraud are over 60. We talk about why these folks are more likely to be taken in, how you can tell if an older friend or relative might be a victim and how to protect them and yourselves.

The 2015 Fraud & Forensic Investigations Conference is June 10, at Charlotte Convention Center. More info. 

Dr. Patrick Malloy - CPA, Chair of the Accounting Dept. and Founder of Fraud Investigation Programs at Pfeiffer University

Tammy Smith - White Collar Crime Resource Prosecutor for the State of North Carolina

John Maron - Director of the Investor Education Program with the Securities Division of the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State. 

Investor Hotline with the NC Secretary of State Securities Division: 800-688-4507