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Protect Yourself From Senior Scams

Overview
An infographic describing common scams affecting San Mateo County older adults.An infographic describing COVID-19 vaccine scams.

Did you know that a recent report from TrueLink Financial revealed that older adults lose almost $13 billion dollars a year to financial fraud? Much of this comes from cons, scams and identity theft. San Mateo County wants to help you protect your money from fraudsters! Explore this page to learn more about common scams and resources for victims.

If you suspect someone you love is being abused, financially exploited or neglected, please call San Mateo County’s Aging and Adult Services at 1-800-675-8437 to speak to a trained staff member 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential.