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New Trends in Financial Abuse and Identity Theft  

Author:  Dana Shilling.

Source: Volume 08, Number 04, Spring 2016 , pp.331-338(8)

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Frauds and scams have been part of the human landscape for time immemorial. There always has been and always will be a minority of people who are willing to cheat, defraud, and harm others to make a profit. Dana Shilling’s voice is among the loudest of those who warn about such dishonest practices and advocate for its victims. In this article, she offers concise information and recommendations to combat some of the more common financial improprieties and fraudulent schemes that have emerged during the digital age, especially the ones that impact the vulnerable elderly.

Keywords: Financial abuse; identity theft; deed forgery; Medicare theft of services

Affiliations:  1: Co-editor, Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled.

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