Results of Elder Fraud Sweep Announced
US DOJ, Washington, D.C.
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - Clemente Juan Garcia III
ߦ   Lake Jackson Area Attorney Sentenced in Scheme to Commit Bank Fraud
ߦ   Man Sought For Burglary Sold Stolen Goods At Local Pawn Shop
ߦ   National Crime Victims 'Rights Week' April 7-13
ߦ   Prosecutors' decision on Smollett brings dueling protests
ߦ   Santa Fe Police Seize Drugs In Road Rage Arrests
ߦ   Scammers calling threatening warrant arrests
ߦ   Sexual Assault Kit Initiative
ߦ   Sheriff: Immigration agents must say when they're in court
ߦ   Utah passes bill banning independent civilian police review boards
ߦ   Body of man found wrapped in front of Texas home, police say
ߦ   DPS Honors Bravery, Exceptional Efforts of Employees and Texans Alike
ߦ   IN MEMORIAM - Charles “Charlie” Lee Davis
ߦ   Investigators Need Public's Help In Murder Of Local Man
ߦ   Jury Convicts Crew in Murder of Armored Car Guard
ߦ   Kansas Man Sentenced in Texas for Use of Child Pornography in Southeast Asia with Intent to Import into the U.S.
ߦ   MS-13 Member Sentenced to 26 Years in Federal Prison for His Participation in a Violent Racketeering Conspiracy, Including a Murder and Attempted Murder
ߦ   Ogg, law enforcement, community partners mark two-year milestone of Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program
ߦ   Three sought in home robbery case
ߦ   Two Louisiana Residents Charged With Conspiring to Harbor Aliens and Tax Crimes
ߦ   A Report on Texas Service Animal Issues and Proposed Solutions
ߦ   ABT Gang Member and Another Convicted for Transporting Aliens
ߦ   Burglars steal trailer from business
ߦ   Child Predator Arrested For Distribution Of Child Pornography
ߦ   Court Halts Texas Execution

 
Search Archives:

The FBI joined federal partners and Attorney General William P. Barr today in announcing the results of a yearlong targeted effort to capture and prosecute fraudsters who prey on the elderly. Coordinated law enforcement actions in the past year, they said, resulted in criminal cases against more than 260 defendants who victimized more than 2 million Americans, most of them elderly. Losses are estimated to have exceeded more than $700 million.

“The people involved are vulnerable, and because of their stage in life, they don’t have the opportunity frequently to recover. And so these losses are devastating to them,” Barr said during a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.


Read the Full Story
Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2019 The Police News. All rights reserved.