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Elderly risk Finance

In 2017, banks and other organizations were sent to the Treasury 63.5 thousand messages on suspicious activity related to the disposal of funds belonging to their elderly clients. This figure was 19% more than in 2016, and almost 3 times compared to 2014.

As noted in the Bureau for financial consumer protection, the total amount of damage that older Americans caused the fraud amounted to $ 1.7 billion. And although the average was equal to 34.2 thousand dollars in 7% of cases we are talking about losses that exceed 100 thousand.

Source:news.rusrek.com
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