The Federal Trade Commission received 2.8 million fraud reports in 2021, with imposter scams being the highest reported category. Seniors are often vulnerable to identity theft scams because they have more savings and tend to be more trusting. Fortunately, identity theft protection services are available to monitor seniors’ credit, finances, and SSNs to check for unusual activity.
A new resource from caring.com provides information for seniors and their caregivers about the best identity theft protection companies and how to avoid scams.
You can view it here: https://www.caring.com/best-identity-theft-protection/.