Protecting Older Adults Against Abusive Telemarketing Scams

Source: National Center on Law and Elder Abuse

Published: 2019

Summary:

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is a federal law that helps consumers challenge abusive solicitation methods. This webinar will provide a full introduction to this underutilized federal law and highlight methods advocates can use to challenge abusive debt collection and telemarketing scams aimed at older adults. Experienced litigators will provide an overview of the TCPA, how to bring cases under the statute, and provide practice tips. This is an advanced webinar aimed at advocates representing older adults on a variety of consumer law issues.

Presenters:
• Margot Saunders, National Consumer Law Center
• Amanda J. Allen, The Consumer Protection Firm
• Justin T. Holcombe, Partner, Skaar & Feagle LLP

Recording

Power Point 

Chapter Summary 

Tip Sheet 

Link: Protecting Older Adults Against Abusive Telemarketing Scams

Topics: Advocacy, Financial Abuse, Overview/General, Prevention

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Community, Legal/Law Enforcement, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate

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