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Elderly Scams: A Guide to Spotting and Reporting Financial Fraud Targeting Seniors


As technology advances, so do the methods employed by scammers to prey on vulnerable demographics, particularly the elderly. Financial fraud targeting seniors is a pervasive issue that requires vigilance and education to combat effectively. At Bank of New Hampshire, we recognize the importance of raising awareness about these scams and empowering our community members to protect themselves and their loved ones.

Recognizing the Warning Signs

One of the most effective ways to prevent falling victim to a scam is to be familiar with common tactics and warning signs. Here are some key indicators to watch out for:

Protecting Yourself from Scams

In addition to recognizing warning signs, there are proactive steps you can take to safeguard yourself against scams:

Reporting Scams and Seeking Assistance

If you believe you’ve been targeted by a scam or have fallen victim to financial fraud, it’s essential to act promptly. Here’s what you can do:

At Bank of New Hampshire, we are committed to combating financial fraud and protecting our community members from scams targeting seniors. Visit our Privacy & Security webpage for more resources and guidance on safeguarding your personal and financial information.