Learn How to Avoid Elder Fraud — Public Invited to FBI Presentation

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Each year, millions of older Americans are targeted with some type of financial fraud or confidence scheme, racking up more than $3 billion in losses. These scams can take place online, on the phone, or even in person.

Special Agent Ken Campbell of the FBI’s Philadelphia office is giving an educational presentation, “How Do Criminals Target Seniors,” at three SageLife senior living communities: Plush Mills in Wallingford, Pa. on February 22 at 10:30 a.m.; Echo Lake in Malvern, Pa. on February 22 at 2 p.m.; and The 501 at Mattison Estate in Ambler, Pa. on March 1 at 1 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend, though reservations are required.

To attend the February 22 event at 10:30 a.m. event at Plush Mills, RSVP at www.sagelife.com/…/criminals-target-seniors/. Plush Mills is located at 501 Plush Mill Road in Wallingford, Pa.

To attend the February 22 event at 2 p.m. at Echo Lake, RSVP at www.sagelife.com/…/how-criminals-target-seniors/. Echo Lake is located at 900 N Atwater Drive in Malvern Pa.

To attend the March 1 at 1 p.m. event at The 501 at Mattison Estate Welcome Center, RSVP at 215-461-4880. The Welcome Center is located at 106 East Butler Avenue in Ambler, Pa., next door to Ambler Theater.

Attendees will learn how they can protect themselves or their loved ones against attack. Special Agent Campbell will provide real-life examples of scams and will show how to identify the various fraud schemes. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions.

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