Elder Fraud

This training module covers many guises of fraud (with special attention to scams that target senior), signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams.

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Senior Scams - Just say no! (English)

Senior Scams - Just say no! (English)
Everyone must be on guard against scams, but seniors can sometimes be more vulnerable to fraud. This brochure outlines the many guises of fraud, with special attention to scams that target seniors. Signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams are included.

Elder Fraud - Leader’s Guide

Elder Fraud - Leader’s Guide
According to AARP, older people who fall for scams tend to believe the pitches they hear. Many believe they have a good chance of actually winning a prize or that the products they see advertised are worth the price. This manual is written in question and answer format to allow you to quickly find the answers to questions about the myriad scams that target seniors.

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Powerpoint Training Slides

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Powerpoint Training Slides
The Preventing Senior Scams Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section.

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Lesson Plan

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Lesson Plan
This updated packet provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets. (Note: It is only available as a PDF file.)

Fraud Bingo Game

Fraud Bingo Game
Consumer Action's Fraud Bingo is a fun activity you can use in your trainings.

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Spanish)

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Spanish)
Todos debemos estar atentos a los engaños, pero las personas mayores a veces pueden ser más susceptibles al fraude. Este folleto describe las variadas facetas del fraude, con especial atención a aquellas estafas que afectan a las personas mayores. Se incluyen “Señales de fraude" y consejos para evitar las estafas.

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Powerpoint Training Slides (Spanish)

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Powerpoint Training Slides (Spanish)
El archivo de la presentación en PowerPoint del seminario Prevención de estafas a las personas de edad avanzada está disponible en la sección "Download File".

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Class Activities (Spanish)

Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams - Class Activities (Spanish)
Este archivo en PDF contiene traducciones en español de las actividades para hacer en clase y los ejercicios para hacer en casa tomados del plan de enseñanza en inglés Elder Fraud : Preventing Senior Scams.

Fraud Bingo Game (Spanish)

Fraud Bingo Game (Spanish)
Bingo de estafas es una actividad divertida de Consumer Action para uso en sus presentaciones.

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Chinese)

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Chinese)
每個人都應該對詐騙提高警覺﹐但是老年人有時候特別容易上當受騙。手冊列明許多騙局的偽裝手法﹑特別提醒老年人易被針對的詐騙。也包括“騙局跡象” 及各種避免受騙的要訣。

Fraud Bingo Game (Chinese)

Fraud Bingo Game (Chinese)
消費者行動的預防受騙賓果遊戲是一個很有趣的培訓活動。

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Korean)

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Korean)
사기꾼은 모든 사람들이 경계를 해야 하겠지만 특히 노인들은 이들에게 사기를 당할 위험이 큽니다. 이 소책자는 여러가지 사기 형태에 설명하고 있으며 특히 노인들을 상대로 하는 사기에 대해 중점을 두고 있습니다. 어떻게 사기를 식별하고 피할 수 있는 지에 대한 도움말을 포함하고 있습니다.

Everyone must be on guard against scams, but seniors can sometimes be more vulnerable to fraud. This brochure outlines the many guises of fraud, with special attention to scams that target seniors. Signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams are included.

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Vietnamese)

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Vietnamese)
Tất cả mọi người đều cần cẩn thận để tránh bị lường gạt, nhưng quý vị cao niên càng dễ bị lường gạt hơn. Cẩm nang này phát thảo nhiều phương sách lường gạt, với sự chú tâm đặc biệt đến những lường gạt nhắm vào người cao niên. Những dấu hiệu bị lường gạt và mưu sách tránh bị gạt cũng được đề cập.

Everyone must be on guard against scams, but seniors can sometimes be more vulnerable to fraud. This brochure outlines the many guises of fraud, with special attention to scams that target seniors. Signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams are included.

 

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