cases of senior investment fraud are reported—and the number of reported cases seems to be increasing—most
experts believe that many more cases go unreported.
There are multiple reasons for this, including:
- Mental or physical conditions that impair the victim’s ability to
- Concern about losing autonomy if family members find out about the scam
- Not knowing where to turn
- Embarrassment at being swindled
- Fear of retaliation from the scammer
- Not wanting to “burn bridges” or hurt anyone’s feelings
Although falling victim to an investment scam can be scary and embarrassing,
don’t be afraid to seek help if you or a family member has become a victim. By reporting the investment scam and
taking steps to hold the fraudster accountable, you have a chance to recover your losses
and make sure that no one else is taken in by the scam.
The investment fraud attorneys with Meyer Wilson have represented more
than 800 clients nationwide in
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