Examining Financial Fraud Against Older Adults

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Written by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), this article presents findings from a nationally representative sample of persons age 60 or older who experienced personal financial fraud. The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Supplemental Fraud Survey (SFS) aims to address the need for nationally representative estimates of fraud, both reported and not reported to the police. In addition, the SFS reveals that the demographic profile of financial fraud victims age 60 or older differs from the profile of fraud victims age 18 or older.

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