How to Keep Mom Safe from Phone and Mail Scams
Release Date: 05/12/2018
Scams to Watch Out For
Financial expert, Bill Francavilla offers tips on keeping Mom and Grandma from falling victim to scams. Francavilla's book, "The Madoffs Among Us, Combat the Scammers, Con Artists and Thieves Who Are Plotting to Steal Your Money," provides ample information about the popular scams bad people use to steal money from trusting elderly people, especially widows.
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