online scams

This week in North and South Carolina, Medicare recipients began receiving their replacement cards. According to the Better Business Bureau of Coastal Carolina, with those cards have come scam phone calls. 

People over fifty account for about half of all consumer fraud complaints, and more than a third of identity theft cases. This is according to the Federal Trade Commission. And it’s why the Cape Fear Elder Abuse Prevention Network last week gathered almost two hundred area seniors to hear what Medicare coordinators, attorneys, bankers, and postal inspectors had to say about fraud prevention. For, the Cape Fear region is among the nation’s fastest-growing when it comes to Baby Boomers,

The Monday after Thanksgiving, also known as Cyber Monday, is rapidly becoming as ubiquitous as Black Friday.