National City Grandma Target of Huge Scam

Source: County of San Diego

Published: 2015


Beth Baker got a phone call saying that her grandson was in trouble. A week later, she had lost tens of thousands of dollars. Head of Elder Abuse Prosecutions in San Diego, Deputy District Attorney Paul Greenwood discusses why scammers target older adults, and prevention steps for yourself and loved ones.

Link: National City Grandma Target of Huge Scam

Topics: Financial Abuse, Legal, Prevention

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Community, Finance, Health Care, Legal/Law Enforcement, Social Services

Level: Basic