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When the Elderly Become Financial Targets

Though California has some of the strictest elder abuse laws in the country, few cases of financial abuse are actually prosecuted. But a local district attorney is testing a novel legal strategy to put perpetrators of financial abuse in jail. And the case may have far-reaching impact. Judy Campbell of member station KQED reports.

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Judy Campbell