Just Hang Up!
Last updated 10/6/2021 at 10:26am
It's time for us to be rude on the phone. There, I've said it. "Seniors are often targeted because they tend to be trusting and polite." So says the FBI's website page describing scams aimed at seniors. I've thought this for a long time, having done informal polls among friends, but now it's official.
Additionally, says the FBI, we're targeted because we have savings, own a home and have good credit, which makes us attractive to scammers. We have the money – they want it.
But scammers are tricky. On that FBI page is a video of a former FBI director who, along with his wife, was targeted i...