Research has shown that older people are more likely to fall victim to scams and hoaxes, and people over the age of 60 are twice as likely to believe something, even when the information is misleading. For that reason, the folks at Bluebird Care have come up a clever, informative and easy-to-read infographic that shows the eight most popular scams which target older people. This infographic makes it easier for people – both young and old – to be aware of what to look out for when dealing with potential scammers, including cold calling, phony door-to-door salesmen, and online shopping frauds.

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8 Scams That Prey on the Older People and How to Avoid Them

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity. Follow +David Wallace on Google + as well as Twitter.

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