by Caryn Haller

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October 12, 2012
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Seniors learn to protect against fraud

The top 10 scams targeting seniors nationwide include health care fraud, counterfeit prescription drugs, funeral scams, telemarketing, lottery scams, Internet fraud and investment schemes.

Douglas Country TRIAD sponsored a free senior education seminar Wednesday to address these issues.

"We see this wave of fraud happening. They're real and they happen daily. It's a problem," said Travis Lee TRIAD chairman. "We want seniors to feel they know what to do in different circumstances. The best silver bullet is having a good support group. Some people forget not to do it alone."

FBI Special Agent Erron Terry educated the crowd of 85 …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 14, 2012 02:05PM Published Oct 12, 2012 06:43PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.