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“Really, Really Sad Stories”

Published in the Muskegon Chronicle, Feb. 04, 2022, By Lynn Moore MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – A man arrested in a so-called “grandparent bail scam” who allegedly stole thousands from a Muskegon woman is just one in a growing number of scams against senior citizens...

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SafeSeniors Blog

Slam the Scam

The Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General is ready to #SlamTheScam on March 10, the third annual National Slam the Scam Day!  Slam the Scam Day is part of National Consumer Protection Week hosted by the Federal Trade Commission from March...

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It’s Not Your Fault

She hit me… it must be something I did. They took my money… maybe they think I said it was ok? My son was supposed to take care of me but he left me alone and in need… maybe I made him angry? 1 in 10 older adults in the United States experience abuse, neglect, and...

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