Elder Abuse Prevention

Recognizing and Preventing Scams Webinar

Recognizing and Preventing Scams

Millions of Americans are falling victim to scams. In this webinar our experts look at recognizing, preventing and responding to common scams.

"Recognizing and Preventing Scams" is part of the ABA's series of webinars on preventing elder abuse. In these webinars, we explore the ways financial abuse manifests, and how attorneys can educate, prevent and intervene in order to best serve their clients.

Note this is a non-CLE program.  


Naomi Karp - Senior Policy Analyst/ Office For Older American Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Richard Goldberg - Senior Counsel For Complex Litigation/US Department of Justice Consumer Protection Branch

Deirdre Lok - Assistant Director And General Counsel / Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center For Elder Abuse Prevention

For more information on the webinar series or on the SLD's Elder Abuse Prevention Task Force, please email the chair, Deirdre Lok, at Deirdre.Lok@hebrewhome.org

Use the following links to download materials from the program:

Webinar powerpoint presentation [PDF]

The slides used in our presentation. 

Scam Alert Sign [PDF]

Information that could be easily posted in an office, including ways to protect yourself and what to do if you feel you have been scammed.  

Scams and You Brochure [PDF]

A downloadable brochure describing commonly used scams.