Curtis Bailey’s Recent Appearance on the Tommy Schnurmacher Show

Curtis Bailey, co-director of Senior Scam Action Associates, was recently a guest on the Tommy Schnurmacher show on CJAD 800 AM talking about senior scams and fraud.  The conversation ranged from how to recognize the dead giveaways of a scam to what role, if any, financial institutions should play in preventing scams and fraud. Click on … More Curtis Bailey’s Recent Appearance on the Tommy Schnurmacher Show

Ted Weiner talks about the Senior Perspective on Scams and Fraud

We were honored to interview Ted Weiner, an 85-year young recently retired financial advisor on the Scammercast podcast.  Ted heads up the Fraud Squad at a local elder living community where he is taking a a proactive role in helping educate and protect his contemporaries from scams and fraud. In this episode, Ted offers good … More Ted Weiner talks about the Senior Perspective on Scams and Fraud

Stephanie Rohlfs-Young on Cognitive Impairment

Cognitive impairment is one of the hallmark causes of susceptibility to scams and fraud.  Stephanie Rohlfs-Young is Vice-President of the St. Louis chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.  In that role, she is constantly working with families on how to recognize the signs of cognitive impairment and the steps to take if there is impairment.  As … More Stephanie Rohlfs-Young on Cognitive Impairment

What Can We, as Professionals, Do Today To Help Seniors Stay Safe Online?

We recently had the incredible opportunity to interview global security advisor and futurist Marc Goodman, author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Future Crimes:  Everything’s Connected, Everyone’s Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It.  If you have not read this book, you should make it a priority to buy … More What Can We, as Professionals, Do Today To Help Seniors Stay Safe Online?

Hammer the Scammers! Update from Art Maines, LCSW and Senior Scam Action Associates

Special Alert: Beware of This New Form of a Work-from- Home Scam I wanted to send a quick newsletter out to all our readers about a new form of work-from-home scam making the rounds. ​BBB of Greater St. Louis has an article about a company called Smart Business Pros (or Smart Business Professionals) that is selling seniors … More Hammer the Scammers! Update from Art Maines, LCSW and Senior Scam Action Associates

Senior Scam Action Associates Becomes STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Partner

      June 8, 2015 — Senior Scam Action Associates today announced that it has signed on as a partner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the global cybersecurity awareness campaign, to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The campaign’s three easy, actionable steps: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. are easy to understand and … More Senior Scam Action Associates Becomes STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Partner

Another Facebook Scam

Another Facebook/Fed Ex Scam   By Curtis Bailey, Co-founder of Senior Scam Action Associates and co-host of The Scammercast podcast   I received a panicked call from a dear client of mine last evening.  She recently lost her husband and has been slowly developing new routines and friendships.  Like so many people over 50, she joined … More Another Facebook Scam