Kiplinger – Scammers Have Retirees in Their Sights

Older adults tend to lose the most money to scams because criminals target them with costly schemes. Here’s how you can protect yourself.
The check for $4,870 took Patty Remmell by surprise. Remmell, 66, expected to receive $1,217.50 as a 50% deposit on a writing project she was completing for a new contact who had reached out to her on LinkedIn. Then the contact sent an email explaining that his organization wanted her to complete a second project and had processed payment for both together.

Source: Kiplinger

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