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How Seniors can be proactive about Identity Theft

Identity theft is a great concern in today’s world and, sadly, senior citizens are often the targets. Seniors are perceived to be vulnerable by scam artists and identity thieves and, therefore, ideal victims. There are several reasons for this. First, identity thieves believe that seniors tend to be more trusting than younger potential victims and would be more likely to share personal information. They also, oftentimes, assume that seniors are less aware of the identity-theft threat than ...Read More