Financial Elder Abuse

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Financial Elder Abuse is rampant on the rise in the San Francisco Bay Area and seniors are targeted by corrupt trustees, family members, care-providers, nursing homes, investment scams and false friends and other predators. Typically, these cases are reported by concerned family members or friends and involve these types of scenarios:

  • Abuse By Trustees or Beneficiaries
  • Nursing Home Abuse or Irregularities
  • Nursing Home or Caregiver Physical Abuse, Lack of Care.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance Fraud
  • Caregiver Fraud
  • False Friend
  • Power Of Attorney Fraud
  • Undue Influence and Wrongful Use
  • Fraud with Reverse Mortgages
  • Denial of Claims for Continuing Care Residential Facilities
  • Distributing Assets Through Undue Influence or Fraud
  • Elder Financial Stockbroker & Securities Fraud
  • Long-Term Care Insurance Fraud
  • Medicaid and Medicare Fraud
  • Senior Seminar Scams
  • Trustee Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Typical Warning signs of financial elder abuse:

  • Checks signed by the elder but otherwise filled out by someone else
  • Checks being made out to “cash”
  • Sudden investments in real estate, timeshares, annuities, or other financial products
  • Donations to non-profit organizations to which the elder has not previously donated 
  • Expensive gifts, especially to individuals with whom the elder is not particularly close
  • Missing cash, checks, and personal effects 
  • Strange or unusual banking activity, such as large transactions or transactions with unknown merchants or individuals 
  • Signatures on financial documents that do not match the account holder’s signature
  • An increase in activity on accounts that were previously little-used 
  • A caretaker, new friend, or “long-lost relative” who takes an inappropriate interest in the elder’s financial affairs (this can indicate possible Undue Influence)
  • Adding the name of a caretaker or other inappropriate party to the elder’s accounts
  • Naming a caretaker or other inappropriate party as a beneficiary to the elder’s will 

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