Announcement of Largest Elder Fraud Sweep in US History went Largely Unnoticed

Barr announces elder fraud

 

Last week, new Attorney General William Barr announced a massive bust of the crooks scamming the elderly in America.  The investigation which began under former AG Jeff Sessions nabbed criminals in the US and abroad.

As with the college admissions fraud we learned about yesterday, I recommend that the Trump Administration put their fraud-busting work front and center as they head into the 2020 election cycle.

No one, on either side of the political aisle wants to be ripped-off!

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Federal Trade Commission Reports Top Frauds for 2018

This isn’t a juicy frauds and crooks story like some I’ve reported lately, but it is a useful one sent to me by a reader.

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The FTC last week reported a summary of what kinds of consumer frauds were trending and tells us which states are the most fraud-ridden (or at least the states where in 2018 people reported that they had been defrauded).

And get this…..

There was a 38% jump in the amount of money lost to fraud in 2018 over 2017, says the FTC!

Learn which states are the worst for consumer fraud and where to report this type of fraud!

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