Be Aware of Covid Scams
Scams related to COVID-19 are rapidly increasing and scammers are targeting older adults and those with serious long-term health conditions who appear to have a higher risk for serious illness. Read More
Friday February 26, 2021, 10:30 am to Noon
Connecticut Department of Banking and CT Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
Free Online Webinar
Older Americans lose $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation and it’s estimated 60 billion is lost annually due to Medicare Fraud. Learn about Medicare COVID scams and general banking scams everyone should look out for….
Older Americans lose $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation and it’s estimated 60 billion is lost annually due to Medicare Fraud. Unfortunately, it occurs in every demographic and can happen to anyone—a family member, a neighbor, even you. It is estimated that only one in five of these crimes are discovered. Scammers are using COVID-19 as an opportunity to exploit people. Education is the key to prevention. In this presentation, you will learn about COVID-19 Scams affecting Medicare Beneficiaries and general banking scams that people should look out for.
Kisha Hull, SMP Coordinator of Volunteers at Agency on Aging South Central CT.
Kathleen Titsworth, Banking Outreach Coordinator at Connecticut Department of Banking