Senior Scams

Susan O’Leary, Marketing Director for Kensington Gardens, in Gig Harbor, Washington, has written an excellent article entitled Senior Scams 2017, How To Recognize, Refuse, and Report Them.

This article covers various frauds which plague not only seniors but others who are naive about these types of cons.

The National Council on Aging has outlined the top 10 Financial Scams Targeting Seniors as:

Medicare and Health Insurance Scams

Counterfeit prescription drugs

Funeral and Cemetery Scams

Fraudulent Anti-Aging Products

Telemarketing Phone Scams

Internet Fraud

Investment Schemes

Homeowner/Reverse mortgage scams

Sweepstakes/Lottery Scams

The Grandparent Scam

These are just some of the many scams out there today. Sadly, criminals are constantly creating new and shrewd ways to scam people out of their hard-earned money.

Read more…

Bambenek Investigative Group

4810 Pt. Fosdick Drive NW,  200

Gig Harbor, Washington 98335-1711

(253) 255-6910


Association of Former Customs Special Agents (AFCSA)

Federal Law Enforcement Officer’s Association (FLEOA)


Oregon Association of Licensed Investigators

Pacific Northwest License, Tax, and Fraud Association (PNLTFA)