Ontario Provincial Police services and local organizations are offering information sessions for seniors to help educate against financial fraud and scams.
“Whether we like it or not, more and more seniors don’t connect with the police, or the police don’t connect with the community as much as they used to,” said David Townsend, executive director of the Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation.
Townsend noted that sometimes seniors are hesitant to contact police with concerns they have about potential scams.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.