Financial Fraud

One in five older adults has been the victim of financial fraud. Con artists use a variety of ways to get the hard-earned savings of older adults. Recognizing these scams is not always easy. But if you are aware of the warning signs, you may avoid becoming a victim. Read more about the warning signs of financial fraud.

If you or an older adult you know has been a victim of fraud, please contact your local law enforcement agency and/or the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs at (800) 593-8222. If you live outside of Southern California, call (213) 974-1452.

For additional safe older adult resources, please visit the District Attorney's Safe Older Adult Care Resources page.

By clicking on the questions below, you will learn more about fraud schemes that target older adults and find additional warning signs and preventative steps.