The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Fraud squad

Church visitors can help protect elderly from scams

Pastors and other church friends regularly brighten the days of elderly members when they visit. They can do something more during that time together: Be a frontline defense against fraud.

That's hardly their traditional role, but it's an emerging need to help older citizens. Nationwide, seniors are under assault from fraudulent telemarketers, "gypsy" contractors and dishonest business people.

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