Elder Abuse Neglect and Financial Exploitation How to Report Elder Abuse in Florida To report elder abuse by phone, call the Florida Department of Elder Affairs 24/7 at 1.800.962.2873 (800.96.ABUSE). Press 2 to report suspected neglect, exploitation, or abuse of…
Suspected cases of abuse of Florida’s seniors may get increased scrutiny, after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill this week approving the creation of elder abuse fatality review teams across the state.
Financial Advisor Magazine reported that senior citizens lose at least hundreds of millions of dollars each year to fraud and various scams.
In 2018, 9.4% of all reports to BBB’s ScamTracker came from military personnel, veterans or their spouses, BBB of Metropolitan New York said.
When a man claiming to be a Suffolk cop called Rosemarie O’Rourke and said her grandson was in big trouble, she'd been grieving the death of her husband two days earlier—an easy target for a scam artist.