Crooks will do anything to get your money from you. These days, you even have to worry about a scammer stealing your identity. Sadly, older people are often the target.
There are things you can do to protect yourself from scam artists. The first step is to learn about scams, and this chapter will help you do just that.
The first section of this chapter will tell you about some different scams that target older Mainers. The second section will give you tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of these scams. The third section will tell you what to do if you think you have been scammed.