B. McGinity from the Better Business Bureau discusses Fraud and Scams that target the senior population and how to protect yourself and your parents

Doug talks with, Barbara McGinity, a Licensed Masters of Social Work and the Program Director for the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation. Barbara shares her knowledge with us about the rising number of scams that are being perpetrated on our senior population.

The BBB Education Foundation has a federal grant for the Senior Medicare Patrol, a program that educates Medicare beneficiaries about Medicare fraud and abuse.  Barbara is the Program Director for the Texas SMP and works to implement this program statewide.  Items covered include the Grandparent scam, phone scams, mail scams, Facebook and e-mail dangers and fraud. For more information go to www.bbbhouston.org .

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