“Thought for the Day” #820 – by Stephen R. Elville, J.D., LL.M.

October 10, 2016

Fraud against vulnerable seniors and others is appalling on any level. Suspicious activity or unusual behavior, especially on the part of the victim, should be reported immediately to minimize damage (losses) that can sometimes reach hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. The United States Department of Justice has recently announced significantly stepped-up efforts in the war on mass mailing fraud against seniors and other vulnerable persons, in collaboration with other law enforcement partners – see the Justice Department’s voluminous announcement at: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-and-law-enforcement-partners-announce-civil-and-criminal-actions-dismantle