CDC Urges More Attention to Defrauding Seniors

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is known for its efforts to combat obesity, or Zika, or the H1N1 flu virus. It now is drawing attention to a hazard that doesn’t sound like a disease at all, "senior financial abuse." A 2016 survey from the Investor Protection Trust said almost 1 in 5 seniors, some 7 million Americans, report that they have been victims of exploitation . . .

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