Senior citizens comprise a significant percentage of the population in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Even so, they make up a disproportionately large number of victims. Seniors are targeted for many kinds of consumer fraud, especially home improvement, financial exploitation, telemarketing, and sweepstakes. Scam artists engaging in identity theft, telemarketing, and sweepstakes frauds have targeted this group because seniors are often vulnerable to their pitches.
David Shallcross, Director of the Elder Protection Unit and Education & Outreach Specialist with the PA Office of the Attorney General, will be here to discuss these topics. Don’t miss this important opportunity to learn how to protect yourself!
Registration begins on Monday March 12 for the Friends of the Library by calling 215-355-1183.
Registration for the General Public begins on Tuesday, March 13 - online, by phone, and in-person at the Reference Desk.