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Consumer Fraud and the Elderly
A look at how older adults may be targets of fraud.
# 122836 | 500 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (Public and Crime) , Aging (Gender)


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This paper presents an analysis of a contractor scam perpetrated on an elderly woman. The analysis focuses on why older and elderly people seem more easy to persuade than younger adults. The paper also examines what organizations for older people (e.g., the American Association of Retired Persons) can do in order to address this problem.

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"This paper presents an analysis of the contractor scam perpetrated on Mrs. White focusing on why older and elderly people seem more easy to persuade than younger adults. The paper also examines what organizations for older people e. g. the American Association of Retired Persons can do in order to address this problem. An examination of the literature indicates that there are several reasons why older people are more easily persuaded than younger groups. Specifically referencing door-to-door contractor scams such as that experienced..."

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APA Format

Consumer Fraud and the Elderly (2008, December 01) Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/consumer-fraud-and-the-elderly-122836/

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"Consumer Fraud and the Elderly" 01 December 2008. Web. 28 November. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/consumer-fraud-and-the-elderly-122836/>

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