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Category: Financial Exploitation

Los Angeles Elder Abuse Attorney: Care Home Owner/Operator Convicted Of Neglect And Financial Exploitation Of Disabled And Elderly Persons

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Owner/Operator Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison 51 Counts Of Financial Exploitation Of Disabled Person Residents Deprived Of Food And Care Financial abuse of elder and dependent adults often goes hand in hand with neglect of those victims as well.  This is often because the in-home caregiver or […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Investment Advisor Sentenced To Nearly 22 Years In Prison For Operating Ponzi Scheme Targeting Elderly

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Allegedly Stole $9.3 Million In Ponzi Scheme Many Seniors Among Victims Many Lost Life Savings Dishonest investment promoters and financial advisors often pitch fraudulent investment schemes to older investors in particular with supposed “opportunities” promising high returns.  In presenting their investment “opportunities,” such greedy advisors may seize on […]

San Francisco Bay Area Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Broker Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding Elderly Clients

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Accused of Running $3.2 Million Fraudulent Investment Scheme One Elderly Client Defrauded Of $400,000 Ordered To Pay Restitution And Serve 6 ½ Years In Prison Financial advisors and stockbrokers are potential financial predators of senior citizens.  Sometimes, the relationship between the broker and the senior is brand new […]

Sonoma County Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Retirement Home Nurse Arrested For Theft From 97-Year-Old Patient

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Alleged Fraudulent Purchases On Debit Card Victim Resident In Senior Living Community Victim Noticed Suspicious Charges On Statement Many of the reported cases of dishonest caregivers stealing from seniors occur in the senior’s own home when a dishonest in-home caregiver has access to financial records, checks, credit cards […]

Orange County Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Signs Of Financial Exploitation And Cognitive Decline

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Financial Elder Abuse Of Seniors Signs Of Financial Exploitation Social, Physical And Behavioral Clues As we age, we may grow dependent on the help of others.  The process may be gradual or sudden (as after a stroke or accident).  Either way, increased dependence on others opens up the […]

Los Angeles Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Financial Elder Abuse By Power Of Attorney Misuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Criminal And Civil Penalties Examples Of Power Of Attorney Abuse Enhanced Remedies For Seniors Financial powers of attorney (POAs) grant full authority over a person’s financial affairs, and medical powers of attorney, known in California as an Advance Health Care Directives (AHCDs), grant authority over medical decisions and […]

San Francisco Bay Area Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: SEC Charges Broker With Stealing From Elderly Clients

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Senior Investors Allegedly Bilked Out of $ 800,000 Broker Allegedly Hid Stolen Money In Wife’s Account Multiple Complaints Of Misappropriated Funds Filed One of life’s sad truths is that whenever someone has access to someone else’s money there is a risk of fraud or theft.  This reality is […]

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Sentencing In Ponzi Scheme Targeting Elderly Investors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Defendants Accused Of Running $12 Million Ponzi Scheme 50 Reported Victims Include Many Seniors Victims Lost Retirement Savings Seniors may often be the targets in investment fraud schemes.   Promoters and financial advisors touting fraudulent schemes may lure older investors with supposed “opportunities” promising high returns, seizing on senior […]

Contra Costa County Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Arrested And Accused Of Overpaying Herself $15,000 With Senior’s Checks

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER 73-Year-Old Disabled Victim Caregiver Allegedly Repeatedly Overpaid Herself Confused Victim Paid Caregiver Multiple Times For Same Hours Dishonest caregivers will take advantage of any impairment they perceive in the patients they’re paid to care for.  One primary impairment as patients age is their memory; while seniors may continue […]

Los Angeles Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Protecting Seniors From Financial Exploitation

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Steps To Protecting Seniors Adding A Trusted Contact To Financial Accounts How To Place A Hold On Accounts The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is a non-governmental entity that governs the financial industry from within.  FINRA polices member investment firms for compliance with regulations meant to ensure integrity […]

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